Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 11 - Section 11.1 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square - Vocabulary and Readiness Check - Page 763: 3


completing the square

Work Step by Step

The process of completing the square requires one to create a perfect square trinomial on one side of a quadratic equation. This is done to then factor the perfect square trinomial and solve for x by using the square root property.
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