# Determine the exact value of (Square Root of Square Root)

1. Sep 27, 2011

### n3w ton

Determine the exact value of.... (Square Root of Square Root)

I was looking through my textbook and saw a interesting question, I attempted but couldn't get it. (The Answer in Back of Text Book Was Different From Mine..)

Question
Determine the exact value of...

√10+√10+√10...

I tried typing it as well as I can , I uploaded image of question just in case :D

Determine the exact value of:

2. Sep 27, 2011

### micromass

Staff Emeritus
Re: Determine the exact value of.... (Square Root of Square Root)

Let

$$x=\sqrt{10+\sqrt{10+\sqrt{10+...}}}$$

What is

$$x^2-10$$

Does this give you an equation that you can solve??