# How do you solve #(x+2)^2 = 20#?

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Jan 16, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

There are many approaches to this type of problem. One option is to expand the square and use the quadratic formula to solve the equation. However in this specific case, we have a simpler way of solving this:

We use an absolute value, since we do not know if