Posted by juliana on .
Solve the quadratic equation by completing the square.
x^2 + 14x + 35 = 0
and
x^2 + 8x = 5

college math 
Reiny,
I will do the first, you show me how you did the second, ok?
x^2 + 14x + .... = 35 + .....
x^2 + 14x + 49 = 35 + 49
(x+7)^2 = 14
x+7 = ± √14
x = 7 ± √14