# Solving an Equation using the Square Root Property

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In this lesson, the square root property is used to solve an equation. The first step is to isolate the variable by subtracting a number. Then, the square root of the remaining term is taken, but because it is a negative number, it is rewritten as i times the square root of the positive version of the number. The final answer is written in standard form as a plus bi, where a is the real number and bi is the imaginary number.

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Solving an equation by using the square root property

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• Solve (x-6)Â² + 4 =0
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