n2-10=0

Add 10 to both sides of the equation.

n2=10

Take the square root of both sides of the equation to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

n=±10

First, use the positive value of the ± to find the first solution.

n=10

Next, use the negative value of the ± to find the second solution.

n=-10

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

n=10,-10

n=10,-10

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

n=10,-10

Decimal Form:

n=3.16227766…,-3.16227766…

Solve Using the Square Root Property n^2-10=0