Completing the Square Practice Problems


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Which equation below contains a trinomial that can be readily rewritten as a perfect square binomial?

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1. What would the first step be in completing the square of the following equation?

2. Find the value for c that must be added to both sides, and rewrite the equation in the vertex form.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learn and review how to complete the square of an equation with this worksheet and quiz. The quiz will test your understanding of the process and ask you to identify equations written in vertex form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be asked to:

  • Rewrite equations as a perfect square binomial
  • Complete the square of an equation
  • Rewrite an equation in vertex form

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on completing the square
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve completing the square practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify equations in vertex form

Additional Learning

To learn more about completing the square, review the accompanying lesson and example problems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Factor trinomials into perfect square binomials
  • Rewrite expressions
  • List the steps in completing the square of an equation
  • Identify vertex form