OpenStudy (anonymous):

When solving x^2 - 20x = 5 by completing the square what value is added to both sides of the equation?

6 years ago
Parth (parthkohli):

You must add (b / 2)^2. (-20/2)^2 -10^2 100

6 years ago
Parth (parthkohli):

Always in a quadratic equation \(ax^2 + bx + c\), you must add \( (b \div 2)^2\) to both sides for completing the square.

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

okay, got it.. thank you!! :)

6 years ago
Parth (parthkohli):

:P

6 years ago