Posted by julie on September 04, 2002 at 20:01:08:
In Reply to: Before I can help you - I need to know what did you try..(n/t) posted by Subhotosh Khan on September 03, 2002 at 13:25:20:
: :In response to what I tried:
I tried squaring both sides of the equation. However, I do not know what the sqrt(x) times the sqrt (x-a) equals. Am i approaching this right? I could use any help you're willing to give. Thanks.
Can you help with this project:
: : Given that a is a positive real number, solve the following equation for x:
: : sqrt x + sqrt(x-a) = 2
: : Do this algebraically. Be sure to check your answer
: : for various specific values of a. Note any points of intersection.
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