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12-60.

For each equation below, decide if the equation has any real number for the given variable. For each problem, explain how you know.

Solve for

.

Is your solution a real number?

Is it possible for the square or absolute value of a number to be negative?

No real solution,

must be positive or zero.

Refer to part (a) for help.

Refer to part (b) for help.