Day 4 Problems 1 5 07 • Solve each equation 1 1 4 x  1  3 2 4  7  y 2  0 3 1  x  2  0 4 z6 30 5 3 by anf21181

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									             Day 4 Problems
                 1/5/07
• Solve each equation.                1
1. 4 x  1  3        2. 4  (7  y ) 2  0



3. 1  x  2  0       4.    z6 30



5.   3
         a4 3
                  Cube Root Equation
                          1

• Solve       3(5n  1)  2  0 .
                          3
              1
 3(5n  1)  2  0
              3
                  1
 3(5n  1)  2    3
                                   35
          1
             2                5n 
  (5n  1) 
          3
                                   27
             3
              1 3                   7
            2
                      3

  (5n  1)    
              3                n
             3                 27
           8
  5n  1 
           27
• MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR SOLUTION!!!!
            Cube Root Equation
                           1

• CHECK!           3(5n  1)  2  0
                           3


                     1 ?
        7
    3(5     1)  2  3
        27
            1
      8   3?
    3   2  0
      27 
     2     ?
    3   2  0
      3
     00                  7
• The solution checks, so 27   is the solution.
     5.8 Radical Equations and
         Inequalities Cont.
• Radical Inequality – an
  inequality that has a variable in
  a radicand.
   –Ex. x  2  4
            Radical Inequality
• Solve 2  4 x  4  6 .
Since the radicand of a square root must be
  greater than or equal to zero, first solve
   4x – 4 ≥ 0.
               4x – 4 ≥ 0
                 4x ≥ 4
                  x≥1
• Now solve 2  4 x  4  6.

    2  4x  4  6

      4x  4  4
      4 x  4  16
       4 x  20
        x5
It appears that 1  x  5. You can test
   some x values to confirm the solution.
• Let    f ( x )  2  4 x  4.
        x=0                  x=2                  x=7

 f (0)  2  4(0)  4 f (2)  2  4(2)  4 f (7)  2  4(7)  4

         2  4            4                   6.90

Since 4 is not a Since 4  6 ,     Since 6.90  6 ,
real number, the  the inequality is the inequality is
inequality is not satisfied.        not satisfied.
satisfied.

So, the solution checks. You can summarize the
  solution with a number line.
                                        1                5
          Concept Summary
• To solve radical inequalities, complete the
  following steps.
  – Step 1 – If the index of the root is even,
    identify the values of the variable for which
    the radicand is nonnegative.
  – Step 2 – Solve the inequality algebraically.
  – Step 3 – Test values to check your solution.
          More Practice!!!!
• Complete Worksheet 5.8
• Textbook – p. 266 #14 – 28 even

								
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