## College Algebra (10th Edition)

$(x+\frac{5}{2})^{2}$
We are given: $x^2+5x$ We complete the square: $x^{2}+5x+\frac{25}{4}$ $x^{2}+5x+(\frac{5}{2})^2$ $(x+\frac{5}{2})^{2}$