Solving Radical Equations 2 with Help
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Problem: Solve for the variable. Check a value if it is extraneous.
 
p + 18  = p + 12
 
p + 18 = ( p + )2
 
p + 18 = p2 + p +
 
0 = p2 + p +
 
0 = ( p + )( p + )
 
p1 =     p2 =
extraneous   extraneous