x2=147

Take the square root of both sides of the equation to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

x=±147

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Rewrite 147 as 72⋅3.

Factor 49 out of 147.

x=±49(3)

Rewrite 49 as 72.

x=±72⋅3

x=±72⋅3

Pull terms out from under the radical.

x=±73

x=±73

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

First, use the positive value of the ± to find the first solution.

x=73

Next, use the negative value of the ± to find the second solution.

x=-73

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

x=73,-73

x=73,-73

x=73,-73

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

x=73,-73

Decimal Form:

x=12.12435565…,-12.12435565…

Evaluate x^2=147