calcualtor help

thetomps

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I have a TI-83 and I am trying to do this problem:

If (x - 4)1/2 + 1 = (x - 2)1/2 , the x =

how to I do 1/2 squared in my calcuator?
 

Gene

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Just the way you should have done it here.
y<sub>1</sub>=(x-4)^(1/2) + 1
y<sub>2</sub>=(x-2)^(1/2)
Where the graphs cross is the answer.

BTW This should have been in the calculator section.
 
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