# Solve for p 4-p^2=p^2+2

4-p2=p2+2
Move all terms containing p to the left side of the equation.
Subtract p2 from both sides of the equation.
4-p2-p2=2
Subtract p2 from -p2.
4-2p2=2
4-2p2=2
Move all terms not containing p to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.
-2p2=2-4
Subtract 4 from 2.
-2p2=-2
-2p2=-2
Divide each term by -2 and simplify.
Divide each term in -2p2=-2 by -2.
-2p2-2=-2-2
Cancel the common factor of -2.
Cancel the common factor.
-2p2-2=-2-2
Divide p2 by 1.
p2=-2-2
p2=-2-2
Divide -2 by -2.
p2=1
p2=1
Take the square root of both sides of the equation to eliminate the exponent on the left side.
p=±1
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
Any root of 1 is 1.
p=±1
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.
p=1
Next, use the negative value of the ± to find the second solution.
p=-1
The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.
p=1,-1
p=1,-1
p=1,-1
Solve for p 4-p^2=p^2+2

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