# Algebra Examples

Since does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right side of the equation by adding to both sides.

To create a trinomial square on the left side of the equation, find a value that is equal to the square of half of , the coefficient of .

Add the term to each side of the equation.

Simplify the right side.

Raise to the power of to get .

Add and to get .

Raise to the power of to get .

Factor the perfect trinomial square into .

Take the square root of each side of the equation to set up the solution for

Remove the perfect root factor under the radical to solve for .

Remove parentheses.

Since does not contain the variable to solve for, move it to the right side of the equation by adding to both sides.