Algebra Examples

Solve by Completing the Square
Add to both sides of the equation.
To create a trinomial square on the left side of the equation, find a value that is equal to the square of half of .
Add the term to each side of the equation.
Simplify the equation.
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Raise to the power of .
Simplify .
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Raise to the power of .
Add and .
Factor the perfect trinomial square into .
Solve the equation for .
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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.
Add to both sides of the equation.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
Decimal Form:
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