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Drakkith

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## Homework Statement

[itex]\sqrt{-3y-8}[/itex] = [itex]-\sqrt{y+4}+2[/itex]

I need to square both sides in order to solve for Y.

But, how do I distribute the negative sign on the right side? Would it be similar to (-x+2)

^{2}or -(x+2)

^{2}?

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