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Solve by completing the square. x^2 + 8x - 48 = 0
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User: Solve by completing the square. x^2 + 8x - 48 = 0

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Asked 1/4/2015 8:21:43 AM
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x^2 + 8x - 48 = 0
x^2 + 8x + 16 = 48 + 16
(x + 4)^2 = 64
x + 4 = 8 or x + 4 = -8
x = 4 or x = -12
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Using the factoring method, solve for the roots of the quadratic equation. Be sure to place your equation in standard form before factoring. 5x^2-x=-16x
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5x^2 - x = -16x
5x^2 - x + 16x = 0
5x^2 + 15x = 0
5x(x + 3) = 0
x = 0 or x = -3
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