Solve for y 18-3y^(1/2)=25

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18-3y12=25
Subtract 25 from 18.
-3y12-7=0
Add 7 to both sides of the equation.
-3y12=7
Divide each term by -3 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -3y12=7 by -3.
-3y12-3=7-3
Simplify -3y12-3.
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Cancel the common factor.
-3y12-3=7-3
Divide y12 by 1.
y12=7-3
y12=7-3
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y12=-73
y12=-73
Raise each side of the equation to the 2 power to eliminate the fractional exponent on the left side.
(y12)2=(-73)2
Simplify (-73)2.
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Use the power rule (ab)n=anbn to distribute the exponent.
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Apply the product rule to -73.
y=(-1)2(73)2
Apply the product rule to 73.
y=(-1)27232
y=(-1)27232
Raise -1 to the power of 2.
y=17232
Multiply 7232 by 1.
y=7232
Raise 7 to the power of 2.
y=4932
Raise 3 to the power of 2.
y=499
y=499
Exclude the solutions that do not make 18-3y12=25 true.
No solution
Solve for y 18-3y^(1/2)=25

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