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    completing the square

    complete the square...

    x^2-6x+1=0

    2x^2+8x-1=0
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    Quote Originally Posted by ashleeyy- View Post
    complete the square...

    x^2-6x+1=0
    x^2-6x = -1

    (x+3)^2 - 9 = -1


    2x^2+8x-1=0
    Divide by 2

    x^2+4x-\frac{1}{2} = 0

    Solve in the same manner as above
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