# Completing the square

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• Dec 10th 2012, 11:41 AM
salgadoguelmi
Completing the square
25x^2-100x+4y^2=0

Ok I dont really know how to start out, I can complete the square with one variable just two variables throw me off.
• Dec 10th 2012, 12:13 PM
Plato
Re: Completing the square
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Originally Posted by salgadoguelmi
25x^2-100x+4y^2=0

Ok I dont really know how to start out, I can complete the square with one variable just two variables throw me off.

$25x^2-100x+4y^2=25(x-2)^2+4y^2=100$