Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - 11.5 - Quadratic Equations: Complex Solutions - Concept Quiz 11.5 - Page 496: 3



Work Step by Step

Like any quadratic equation can be solved using the quadratic formula, any quadratic equation can be solved using completing the square. Note, this is not to say that any quadratic equation will have a solution. Just like the quadratic equation sometimes finds that the only solutions are imaginary, completing the square sometimes yields no real solutions.
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