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 one year ago
I need help with my algebra homework! It has to do with "Completing a Square." Please help!
 one year ago
I need help with my algebra homework! It has to do with "Completing a Square." Please help!

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NotTim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what exactly is the qun

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use perfect squares.

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait. nvm. this is a bad example for perfect squares. use the quadratic formula

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Whats the quadratic formula?

AravindG
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A quadratic equation is of the form \[ax^2+bx+c=0\] By method of completing the square , we write this as \[a(xh)^2+constant\]

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do not complete the square on this problem. the b is not divisible by 2.

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if i dont complete the suare what do i do?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the quadratic equation. which i have written.

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359606249803:dw

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is the formula^^^

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So its dw:1359606358086:dw

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. because u do not have a c then last part of the term in the square root should be o. it should just be rad 15^2.

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359606587124:dw

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope. u have to simplify. u should come out with 2 answers for x.

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh whoops. my bad. it should be over 6

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why is it over 6 then?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because ur a is 3. for the standard equation it is ax^2+bx+c

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh so you have to multiply it by 2?

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you help me with 16y^2+25=25

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are u sure u arent saying 16y^2+25y=25?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well that makes it simple. what do you think u have to do?

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think i have to subtract 25 from each side so it becomes 16y^2=0

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and what is the only possible answer for y?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. there is only 1 possible answer in the world for the term y. So what do you think y equals.

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what u are telling me is that 16*196^2=0?

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Isn't it suppose to have 2 answers?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for this equation no. for the previous one yes.

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. How would i complete the square for the equation y^23y?

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u would not want to complete the square for it unless u have to. do u have to?

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It just says "complete the square"

mopsy510
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It doesn't say solve but the next equations say to solve

blahblah_who_cares
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok here is the way u would do it. u would first make the equation equal to zero. Then u get half of b and square it. and the square to both sides. in this case it would be 1.5^2. then you would get (x+1.5)^2=1.5^2. Square root. x+1.5=1.5 Something like that. my math may be wrong because im starting to feel not that great. Hope that helped.
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