## anonymous 5 years ago how do you complete the square for this problem x^2 + 3x

1. Owlfred

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2. anonymous

Divide coefficient of x by 2 Square result Add result to each side of equation

3. anonymous

(x + 3/2)^2 - (3/2)^2

4. anonymous

=0

5. anonymous

actually not =0 if it didn't say = 0 to begin with. the answer would jut be what you wrote originally $(x+\frac{3}{2})^2-\frac{9}{4}$