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Author:
David Kalpin

OBJECTIVES:

1) Use Completing the square method to solve a quadratic equation and locate the x-intercepts.

2) Use the vertex form of a quadratic equation to locate the axis of symmetry and vertex of the equation's parabola.

This video and accompanying support files are designed to help one learn and understand how to complete the square of a quadratic equation.

Tutorial

This video explains how to complete the square of a quadratic equation using geometry as well as algebraic methods.

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2

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Source: Holt-McDougall - Algebra 2