To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.

Multiply the exponents in .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify.

Rewrite as .

Use to rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Combine and .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify.

Move all terms containing to the left side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Combine the opposite terms in .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Subtract from .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Combine the opposite terms in .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Add and .

Add and .

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Solve for a square root of a^2-8a+b^2-6b-25 = square root of a^2+4a+b^2+10b+29