# What are the x intercepts of #(x+4)^2-3=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"add 3 to both sides"#

#(x+4)^2=3#

#color(blue)"take the square root of both sides"#

#sqrt((x+4)^2)=+-sqrt3larrcolor(blue)"note plus or minus"#

#x+4=+-3#

#"subtract 4 from both sides"#

#x=-4+-sqrt3larrcolor(red)"exact values"#

#x~~-5.73" or "x~~-2.27" to 2 dec. places"#