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# Solve the radical equation . Identify any extraneous solutions

Hint:

### Rearrange the equation and then solve for x.

## The correct answer is: x = -1

### Complete step by step solution:

Here given equation is

On squaring both the sides, we have

Now, this is a quadratic equation with a = 1, b = 3, c = 2

Roots can be found with,

Here, on substituting x = -2 or -1 in given equation we get

Hence x = -2 works.

Now,

Here x = -1 also works.

Hence no extraneous solutions.

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