# How do you solve the equation and identify any extraneous solutions for  (3x+2)^(1/2) - (2x+7)^(1/2) = 0?

Jun 24, 2015

I found $x = 5$
sqrt(3x+2)=sqrt(2x+7 squaring both sides:
$3 x + 2 = 2 x + 7$
$x = 5$