# Solve the equation: #(3-8x^2)^(1/4) = 2x#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 29, 2015

Raise both sides to the 4th power:

Simplify:

So:

Now we have to check for extraneous solutions:

Left side:

Right side:

Left and right side are equal, so this solution works

Left side:

Right side:

Left and right side are *not* equal, so this solution is extraneous.

So our answer: