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rockets31

  • 4 years ago

how do you solve an equation by completing the square

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  1. mamitchell94
    • 4 years ago
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    I need to see a problem

  2. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    by completing a square ... its a rather geometric term

  3. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1332279770254:dw|

  4. rockets31
    • 4 years ago
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    108=x^2 +6x

  5. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    algebra-wise; its adding a useful form of zero to the equation

  6. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    add and subtract the square of half the coeff of x to the equation

  7. rockets31
    • 4 years ago
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    i did and i still got it wrong

  8. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    what did you add and subtract?

  9. rockets31
    • 4 years ago
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    the square of 108 and 3

  10. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    then you dint complete a square .... you created an abomination lol

  11. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    (6/2)^2 = 9 9-9 = 0 soo lets add zero to the equation 108=x^2 +6x +9 - 9

  12. rockets31
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1332280032445:dw|

  13. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    108+9 ....

  14. rockets31
    • 4 years ago
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    omg i seriously did not pay attention to that thanks

  15. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    you added 9 on the left of the picture but did nothing to the right of it; so you changed the equation

  16. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    :) yw

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