# Factor or square root equation

Submitted by tracyl on Wed, 05/27/2009 - 13:58.

I have an equation for the following, can someone please verify if I have the correct answer.

Equation:

I used square root formula

Answer x=3.5

Would factoring be better

As far as I got was:

Divide both sides by 3:

Then Squared both sides to get: 2x = 7

x = 3.5