Completing the Square

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Taught by MrRutter
  • Currently 2.0/5 Stars.
6355 views | 5 ratings
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Lesson Description:

Learn how to solve quadratic equations by completing the square.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve quadratic equations?
  • What is the shortcut to squaring binomials?
  • What is the easiest way to do (x + 3)^2?
  • What is (2x - 5)^2?
  • What is completing the square?
  • How do you solve a quadratic equation by completing the square?
  • How do you solve x^2 - 5x - 2.75 = 0?
  • Is there a fast and easy way to do completing the square?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This video covers solving quadratic equations by completing the square. This is a process that is usually confusing and difficult for students, and this lesson shows an easy way of thinking about this idea. It starts off by squaring a binomial, and then it shows how to go backward. A must-see completing the square lesson.
  • jbhawkins

    • Currently 2.0/5 Stars.
    dont use decimals for the example