Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Solve for x: \sqrt{x^2+3} = x + 1

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\pm1

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1

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1

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2

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no solution
Solve for x: \sqrt{x^2+3} = x + 1
\pm1
1
1
2
no solution
\sqrt{x^2+3} = x + 1
Square both sides to remove radical
(\sqrt{x^2+3} )^2=(x+1)^2
Expand perfect square polynomial
x^2+3 = x^2+2x+1
Combine the like terms
2 = 2x
Divide both sides by 2
x = 1