1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Solve the following equation: 2. Relevant equations [tex](x^2+6x+9)^2 +(x^2+4x+6)^2 = (x^2+8x+12)^2[/tex] 3. The attempt at a solution if we expand we will end up with an equation of 4th 3rd 2nd degree equation ,which will, if not impossible very difficult to solve. Any ideas for easier way??