Hey, I am doing this review and have a question (and may have a few more) It's been so long since I have done this I forget!

What value of p and q make x²+14x=(x-h)²+k

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- Jan 22nd 2006, 04:43 PMConstanceQuadratic - Vertex Form
Hey, I am doing this review and have a question (and may have a few more) It's been so long since I have done this I forget!

What value of p and q make x²+14x=(x-h)²+k - Jan 22nd 2006, 04:50 PMjacsQuote:

Originally Posted by**Constance**

we will complete the square for x²+14x

x² + 14x + 49 (you halve the 14 = 7 and then square the result = 49)

then to balance the addition of 49 you need to subtract 49 as well

x² + 14x + 49 - 49

factoring:

(x + 7)² - 49

hope that is what you are after