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

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

blahblah_who_cares
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Whats the quadratic formula?

AravindG
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if i dont complete the suare what do i do?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

mopsy510
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and what is the only possible answer for y?

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

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

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

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

blahblah_who_cares
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It just says "complete the square"

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

blahblah_who_cares
 2 years 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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