This equation is causing a headache. How can I solve it when it has two equal signs in it?

sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x-7)

Never mind I just saw the folly of my ways. Just from typing this out it helped.

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This equation is causing a headache. How can I solve it when it has two equal signs in it?

sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x-7)

Never mind I just saw the folly of my ways. Just from typing this out it helped.

Thanks for being here!

sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x-7)

Never mind I just saw the folly of my ways. Just from typing this out it helped.

Thanks for being here!

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mamanana wrote:This equation is causing a headache. How can I solve it when it has two equal signs in it?

sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x ^ 2 - 49) = sqrt (x-7)

I don't know what the point of the first square root and "equals" sign is, because it's just repeated information.

Solve the equation created by the second and third radicals