# How do you solve #-sqrtx = -25x#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 5, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite your equation by cancelling the minus sign

Right from the start, it's obvious that any solution you find *must be* positive,

So, square both sides of the equation to get

Move everything to one side of the equation and factor the resulting expression

This equation is equal to zero when wither

Both solutions are valid because they satisfy the condition