# What’d I do? You will need a piece of paper to write on. After each step I do on the screen, you will be expected to write down what I did. Be sure that.

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What’d I do? You will need a piece of paper to write on. After each step I do on the screen, you will be expected to write down what I did. Be sure that you write in complete sentences.

Solve by completing the square

Now follow steps 1- 8 you have written down and solve the equation above by completing the square. I will be calling randomly on people to share their steps with us.

Solve by completing the square

Perfect Square Trinomials! What’s special about them? Take ½ of the middle number and square it. That’s what the product of the 1 st and last number are.

So, why do we call it “completing the square” method? ? What is the left side called?

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