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Unformatted text preview: ting the square:
x2 + 6x + 5 = 0
Move the 5 to the other side by subtracting it; leave a blank in its place. Put a blank on the right side also. x2 + 6x +_____ = 5+___ (x+3)2 = 4 x+3 = 2 x+ 3= 2 Complete the square on the left; the number which goes in the blank must also be added to the right.
Rewrite the left side as the square of a binomial and do the addition on the right side. Now write 2 separate equations, using th...
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2013 for the course MATH Intermedia taught by Professor Mrs.cella during the Fall '12 term at South Pasadena Senior High.
- Fall '12
- Completing The Square