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, .

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical.

Apply the product rule to .

Raise to the power of .

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 .

Evaluate the exponent.

Multiply by .

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

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

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Rewrite as .

Factor out of .

Rewrite as .

Pull terms out from under the radical.

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.

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

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

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for s square root of s^2 = square root of 1040