16-x+7=5-x+10

Simplify each term.

Rewrite 16 as 42.

42-x+7=5-x+10

Pull terms out from under the radical, assuming positive real numbers.

4-x+7=5-x+10

4-x+7=5-x+10

Add 4 and 7.

-x+11=5-x+10

-x+11=5-x+10

Add 5 and 10.

-x+11=-x+15

Graph each side of the equation. The solution is the x-value of the point of intersection.

x≈8.43844718

Solve Graphically square root of 16-x+7 = square root of 5-x+10