Other Types of Equations Exercise 6 - Equations Containing
Rational Exponents

Solve the equation shown below following the steps outlined in the
Justification. Check to see which are actual solutions. No
further justification is needed.

STATEMENT

JUSTIFICATION

(X + 2)^{4/3} - 7 = 9

Given

Add 7 to both sides using
Addition Property of Equality

Raise both sides to the 3/4 power using the property

Evaluate Radical

Add -2 to both sides using Addition Property of Equality