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ladiesman217
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Part 1: Solve the following equation using one of the methods listed below. Show all work. (4 points) Part 2: Using complete sentences, explain why you chose the method you used. (2 points) Equation: 0 = x2 + 8x + 4 Methods: Completing the Square Factoring Quadratic Formula Graphing

ladiesman217
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cant figure it out

dusty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x^2 + 8x + 4 = 0 =====> let's take as (8/2)^2 (x + x^2 + 8x + (8/2)^2  (8/2)^2 + 4 = 0 x^2 + 8x + (42)^2  (4)^2 + 4 = 0 x^2 + 8x + 16  16 + 4 = 0 (x + 4)^2  16 + 4 = 0 (x + 4)^2  12 = 0 <===== completing the square (x + 4)^2 = 12 (x + 4) = +/ √(12) x =  4 +/ √(4 * 3) x =  4 +/ 2√(3) the reason i chose completing the square is because we can't use factoring. we can use quadratic formula, but it is longer. we can use graphing but it is more work.
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