# How do you solve the equation #4(x+5)^2=-64#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

#"Isolate " (x+5)^2" by dividing both sides by 4"#

#rArr(x+5)^2=-16#

#(x+5)^2>=0" hence there are no real roots"#

#x+5=+-sqrt(-16)#

#color(white)(x+5)=+-4i#

#rArrx=-5+-4i#