Solve for w square root of w-5-1=3

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w-5-1=3
Move all terms not containing w-5 to the right side of the equation.
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Add 1 to both sides of the equation.
w-5=3+1
Add 3 and 1.
w-5=4
w-5=4
To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
w-52=42
Simplify each side of the equation.
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Multiply the exponents in ((w-5)12)2.
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Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, (am)n=amn.
(w-5)12⋅2=42
Cancel the common factor of 2.
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Cancel the common factor.
(w-5)12⋅2=42
Rewrite the expression.
(w-5)1=42
(w-5)1=42
(w-5)1=42
Simplify.
w-5=42
Raise 4 to the power of 2.
w-5=16
w-5=16
Move all terms not containing w to the right side of the equation.
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Add 5 to both sides of the equation.
w=16+5
Add 16 and 5.
w=21
w=21
Solve for w square root of w-5-1=3

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