# Solve quadratic equations by taking square roots

Solve quadratic equations of the form (x+a)²-b=0. These can be solved using square roots. For example, solve (x-5)²-4=0.

### Problem

Solve for x:
space, left parenthesis, x, plus, 1, right parenthesis, start superscript, 2, end superscript, minus, 36, equals, 0
Please choose from one of the following options.