Can someone help me, please?
A quadratic equation is shown below:
x2 − 14x + 41 = 0
Which of the following is the first correct step to write the above equation in the form (x − p)2 = q, where p and q are integers?
Add 8 to both sides of the equation
Add 9 to both sides of the equation
Subtract 8 from both sides of the equation
Subtract 9 from both sides of the equation

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Answer is A. Add 8 to both sides of the equation.

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