5.52+14.12=c2

Rewrite the equation as c2=5.52+14.12.

c2=5.52+14.12

Take the square root of both sides of the equation to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

c=±5.52+14.12

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Raise 5.5 to the power of 2.

c=±30.25+14.12

Raise 14.1 to the power of 2.

c=±30.25+198.81

Add 30.25 and 198.81.

c=±229.06

c=±229.06

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

First, use the positive value of the ± to find the first solution.

c=229.06

Next, use the negative value of the ± to find the second solution.

c=-229.06

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

c=229.06,-229.06

c=229.06,-229.06

c=229.06,-229.06

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

c=229.06,-229.06

Decimal Form:

c=15.13472827…,-15.13472827…

Solve for c 5.5^2+14.1^2=c^2