# How do you solve #x=sqrt(12x-32)#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 9, 2015

Square both sides of the given equation and then convert into a standard quadratic form and factor.

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Aug 5, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

To get rid of the radical on the right, we can square both sides to get

This is beginning to look like a quadratic, but to make it more obvious, we can subtract

To factor this, let's do a little thought experiment:

What two numbers sum up to

After some trial and error, we arrive at

Setting both factors equal to zero, we get

Hope this helps!