# Solve for x square root of x plus four plus square root of x minus one equals five

Solve for x square root of x+4+ square root of x-1=5
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
To reduce the radical in the left part of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
Clarify each side of the equation.
First, multiply the exponents in .
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The common factor should be canceled of .
Cancel the common factor.
Reformulate the expression.
Simplify.
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Expand using the FOIL Method.
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Clarify each term.
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The common factor should be canceled.
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Since the radical is on the right side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left side of the equation.
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
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To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
Simplify each side of the equation.
Multiply the exponents in .
Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Simplify.
Raise to the power of .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Add to both sides of the equation.