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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

complete the square x^2-6x-25=0

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  1. Hero
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    Do you want the solution or a full explanation?

  2. anonymous
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    either :)

  3. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    Well, I'll provide a solution. A full explanation is a bit much and if you don't want it, that makes this easier.

  4. Hero
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    x^2-6x - 25 = 0 x^2 -6x = 25 x^2-6x +9 = 25 + 9 (x-3)^2 = 34 x - 3 = sqrt{34} x = plus or minus sqrt(34) + 3

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    That's just a solution. A full explanation would provide general steps on how to complete the square

  6. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    thanks this is perfect!

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