t2=147

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

t=±147

Simplify the right side of the equation.

Rewrite 147 as 72⋅3.

Factor 49 out of 147.

t=±49(3)

Rewrite 49 as 72.

t=±72⋅3

t=±72⋅3

Pull terms out from under the radical.

t=±73

t=±73

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.

t=73

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

t=-73

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

t=73,-73

t=73,-73

t=73,-73

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

t=73,-73

Decimal Form:

t=12.12435565…,-12.12435565…

Solve for t t^2=147