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  • one year ago

x^2=-2x+33 factor show steps

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would it be easier to solve graphically?

  2. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    I meant completing the square.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but factoring is what im needing to do

  4. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    wait, I don't you can factor it

  5. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    not into integers at least

  6. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    completing the square I find ideal.

  7. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    1) add 2x to both sides 2) add 1 to both sides

  8. anonymous
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    ok i have to go acually srry thanks for ur imput

  9. SolomonZelman
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    \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle x^2=-2x+33 }\) \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle x^2\color{blue}{+2x}=-2x+33\color{blue}{+2x} }\) \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle x^2+2x=33 }\) \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle x^2+2x\color{blue}{+1}=33 \color{blue}{+1} }\) \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle x^2+2x+1=34 }\)

  10. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    now, complete the square (the left side is a perfect square trinomial) if you haven't yet learned to complete the square, we can use the quadratic formula

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