Write the Standard Form of an Equation by Completing the Square

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Which of the following is a quadratic equation?

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1. Complete the square for the equation x^2 + 8x + 1 = 0.

2.

What number is needed to complete this square?

x^2 + 6x = 9

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be tasked with answering questions about the quadratic equation and the processes involved in completing squares.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more precise, you will be asked to demonstrate your ability to:

  • Complete the square for an equation
  • Solving for variables
  • Identifying a quadratic equation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the quadratic equation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about algebra
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding completing squares and interpret it correctly

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  • The necessity of completing a square
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