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Solve the equation: `sqrt(5p+5)=sqrt(6p+1)`

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ponyoo | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 21, 2013 at 1:29 AM via web

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Solve the equation: `sqrt(5p+5)=sqrt(6p+1)`

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 21, 2013 at 1:40 AM (Answer #1)

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The equation `sqrt(5p+5)=sqrt(6p+1)` has to be solved for p.

`sqrt(5p+5)=sqrt(6p+1)`

=> 5p + 5 = 6p + 1

=> 6p - 5p = 5 - 1

=> p = 4

The solution of the equation is p = 4

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