# Solve Using the Square Root Property 36=1/2*((x+2)(x+8))

Rewrite the equation as .
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
Simplify .
Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Multiply by .
Expand using the FOIL Method.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Apply the distributive property.
Simplify and combine like terms.
Simplify each term.
Multiply by .
Move to the left of .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Move to the left side of the equation by subtracting it from both sides.
Subtract from .
Factor using the AC method.
Consider the form . Find a pair of integers whose product is and whose sum is . In this case, whose product is and whose sum is .
Write the factored form using these integers.
If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .
Set the first factor equal to and solve.
Set the first factor equal to .
Add to both sides of the equation.
Set the next factor equal to and solve.
Set the next factor equal to .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
The final solution is all the values that make true.
Solve Using the Square Root Property 36=1/2*((x+2)(x+8))