Example Question #1 : Rational And Radical Equations
Solve the following equation:
The first step to solving an equation where is in a radical is to isolate the radical. To do this, we need to subtract the 5 from both sides.
Now that the radical is isolated, clear the radical by raising both sides to the power of 3. Note:
Now we want to isolate the term. First, subtract the 5 from both sides.
Finally, divide both sides by to solve for .