College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.5 - Factoring Polynomials - R.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 57: 6


c. $(\frac{1}{2}b)^2$

Work Step by Step

$x^2+bx$ To complete the square of the above terms, we must take half of the coefficient of the second term and square it. Therefore, the term we would use would be: $(\frac{1}{2}b)^2$
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