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# When you square each side of an equation is the resulting equation equivalent to the original?

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2013-03-18 22:46:53

No. The resulting equation has more solutions.

For example, x = 2 has only one solution and that is x = 2.

but

x2= 4, the squared equation, has two solutions: x = +2 and x = -2

No. The resulting equation has more solutions.

For example, x = 2 has only one solution and that is x = 2.

but

x2= 4, the squared equation, has two solutions: x = +2 and x = -2

No. The resulting equation has more solutions.

For example, x = 2 has only one solution and that is x = 2.

but

x2= 4, the squared equation, has two solutions: x = +2 and x = -2

No. The resulting equation has more solutions.

For example, x = 2 has only one solution and that is x = 2.

but

x2= 4, the squared equation, has two solutions: x = +2 and x = -2

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2013-03-18 22:46:53
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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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2013-03-18 22:46:53
No. The resulting equation has more solutions.

For example, x = 2 has only one solution and that is x = 2.

but

x2= 4, the squared equation, has two solutions: x = +2 and x = -2

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Q: When you square each side of an equation is the resulting equation equivalent to the original?