### Home > CAAC > Chapter 12 > Lesson 12.3.1 > Problem 12-54

12-54.

Add 3 to both sides.

Factor the left side.

Take the square root of both sides.

Add 5 to both sides.

Add 1 to both sides.

Follow the steps in part (a).

12-54.

Add 3 to both sides.

Factor the left side.

Take the square root of both sides.

Add 5 to both sides.

Add 1 to both sides.

Follow the steps in part (a).