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@Nnesha mind helping :D

not to much this time...

First, make the coefficient of the x^2 term 1 by dividing both sides by 4.

so 4 by which sides?

Divide all terms on both sides of the equation by 4.

the x^2 and the 8x by 4?

Everything, yes. What will it look like?

uh... well 8x would be 2x?

Yup. Keep going.

and what about the ^2

is that 4^2?

Divide 4x^2 by 4. What do you get?\[\frac{ 4x^2 }{ 4 } = ?\]

just x^2?

Right. Keep going.

1 divided by 4 is that 4?

No. It's \(\frac{1}{4}\). What about the right hand side? Gotta do that too.

Good. So, dividing everything by 4 gives\[x^2 + 2x + \frac{ 1 }{ 4 } = 0\]OK so far?

alright

uh - 1/4?

thats a negative

OK. What does the whole equation look like now?

x^2 + 2x - 1/4?

Not quite. What happened to the equals sign?

idk is it x^2 + 2x - 1/4 =0
or
x^2 + 2x = 1/4?

This is not an equation. What happened to the equal sign. It can't just disappear.

you dont have one you used it when you crossed out the 1/4ths

thats how i was tought...

ooo ok

OK. So now you're ready to complete the square on the left hand side. Do you remember how to do it?

some more dividing? lawl

Not really :) Do you know how to complete the square?

mm take half the sq on both sides?

your left with x +2? after taking away one x from each of the sides?

No. What is the coefficient of the 'x' term on the left hand side?

sorry idk that..

What number is multiplying x on the left hand side?

omg i said idk geez...

|dw:1443484097406:dw|

that is a variable you cant multiply that :/

you have to simplify it...

Sure you can. 2 times x is 2x. 14 times y is 14y. And so on.

anyways those are what i have...

im thinking its bewtween those...

How do you get that?

this is my work lol

these were my answers and your answer werent near what i had...

You haven't completed the work required to arrive at an answer.

the variables i mean...