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7.1:  Completing the Square

7.1: Completing the Square

Author: Pamela Odom
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Note Handout (optional)

This note handout may help you to understand the steps in the completing the square process. If it's helpful, you can print it. If not, just take notes in your notebook.


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Video Lesson

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Extra: Visual Explanation for WHY completing the square works (optional, but interesting)

If you are a visual learner, then you might appreciate this approach to completing the square. It'll help you to see WHY that number has to be added. (optional)

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Video Check

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