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What value(s) of x will make each equation true? Homework Help ✎

1. $\sqrt[3]{x}=-2$

• Since the cube root is the solution to x3, you can just give −2 an exponent of 3.

• −8

1. $\sqrt{x}=12$

• You should be able to do this one in your head.

1. $|x+1|=4$

• Look carefully at this equation. You can solve the equation for x, but there is more than one possible answer.

• x = 3 or x = −5

Do you see why there are two answers?