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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Solve the equation: \sqrt{x + 1} + \sqrt{x + 8} = \sqrt{5x+ 9} I don't want an answer or solution. I just want a hint as to how I would go about with simplifying the LHS's radicals.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

I would start by squaring some stuff.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

conjugate of LHS?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Conjugate of this wouldn't help much I don't think. I would simply square both sides first.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

I have the answer when you want to check yourself out.

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