Solutions to Problem Set 25

Math 101-06

11-10-2017

[Completing the square]

In these problems, complex number solutions are okay.

1. Solve the quadratic equation:

2. Solve the quadratic equation:

3. Solve the quadratic equation:

4. Solve the quadratic equation:

5. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 25 to both sides:

6. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 16 to both sides:

7. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 9 to both sides:

8. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 16 to both sides:

9. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 36 to both sides:

10. Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square:

Since and , I need to add 25 to both sides:

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