Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-5 Completing the Square - Lesson Check - Page 564: 6


When you complete the square, you make a perfect square trinomial (similar to solving a quadratic equation using square roots).

Work Step by Step

However, not always will completing the square have integer results for $x$. Also, completing the square will not always have the equation equal to zero.
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