For question 23, completing the square, I don't understand where i went wrong. Was I suppose to get half of 5 and square it ?
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Originally Posted by diehardmath4 For question 23, completing the square, I don't understand where i went wrong. Was I suppose to get half of 5 and square it ? You don't need to complete the square here. It's already done for you. $\displaystyle (t + 5)^2 = 12$ Now take the square root of both sides. -Dan
And the answer is not "x= " anything, it is "t= "!