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Simple(!) Surds equation

  1. Nov 25, 2004 #1

    Mo

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    Im feeling stupid today.

    [tex]
    {\sqrt{3}x = x + {\sqrt{3}}
    [/tex]

    The x is not (square rooted)

    Can somebody please throw me in the right direction ??
     
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  3. Nov 25, 2004 #2

    Integral

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    Collect your x terms to one side, factor out the x. You should be able to take it from there.
     
  4. Nov 25, 2004 #3
    [tex] \sqrt{3} x - x = \sqrt {3} [/tex]
    then take x as a common factor

    M B
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2004
  5. Nov 25, 2004 #4
    why didn't my [tex] appear?

    M B
     
  6. Nov 25, 2004 #5

    Mo

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    Thanks both.Got the answer, checked it and its correct :)

    Regards,
    Mo
     
  7. Nov 25, 2004 #6

    Mo

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    You put "[tex]" to end the statement.It should be [ / tex] :smile:
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2004
  8. Nov 25, 2004 #7
    Thanks!

    M B
     
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