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Completing the Square

Completing the Square

Author: Anthony Varela

This lesson covers completing a square.

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Notes on "Completing the Square"


(00:00 - 00:26) Introducing the Lesson

(00:27 - 01:34) A Quick Example

(01:35 - 02:58) Relating to FOIL

(02:59 - 05:23) Completing the Square

(05:24 - 06:28) Solving After Completing the Square

(06:29 - 07:09) Reviewing our Notes


Key Terms

Completing the square

The process of converting a quadratic equation in the form a x squared plus b x plus c equals 0 into an expression involving a perfect square trinomial.

Terms to Know
  • completing the square

    the process of converting a quadratic equation in the form ax^2+bx+c =0 into an expression involving a perfect square trinomial