How do you solve #x^2=34#?

1 Answer
Jan 20, 2017

Answer:

See the solution process below:

Explanation:

Take the square root of each side of the equation to solve for #x# while keeping the equation balanced:

Remember, the square root of a number has both a positive and a negative solution.

#sqrt(x^2) = +-sqrt(34)#

#x = +-5.83# rounded to the nearest hundredth.