Give the exact and approximate solutions to three decimal places

(x+8)^2=1

Give the exact and approximate solutions to three decimal places

(x+8)^2=1

(x+8)^2=1

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This is probably most-simply solved byGive the exact and approximate solutions to three decimal places

(x+8)^2=1

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The above would be the "exact" solution. The "approximate" solution would be found by plugging each of:

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...into your calculator, and rounding the outputs to the required three decimal places.

Note: In this particular case, the "exact" solution won't involve square roots. For the "approximate" solutions, you'll have to tack on three (entirely unnecessary) zeroes after the decimal point.