Algebra

posted by .

Can someone help.
Solve by completing the square.
x^2=5x+2

x^2 -5x -2 = 0
x^2 - 5x + (5/2)^2 -2 = (5/2)^2
(x- 5/2)^2 = 2 + 25/4 = 33/4
x - 5/2 = sqrt (33/4)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    determine the area of triangle abc when side ab= square root of x, side bc= square root of x, and side ca= the square root of the square root of x. So how do I solve it. How do I add the square root of x + the square root of x + the …
  2. math,algebra,help

    Directions are simplify by combining like terms. x radiacal 18 -3 radical 8x^2 can someone show me how to do these types of problems. thanks I cant determine the second term. For the first, I think you meant x sqrt(18) which reduces …
  3. math,help,algebra I

    I need help can someone help me get unstuck and let me know if i am correct.thank you. solve by completing the square. 4x^2+2x-3=0 this is what i am doing: i used the quadratic equation. so where i am is in this step: x = (-2 (+-) …
  4. math,correction

    Is this correct now. Problem #1 solve by completing the square. 2x^2+8x+3=0 My answer: x=-2 +/- sqrt (5)/(2) Problem #2 solve by using the quadratic formula 5x^2+3x+1=0 My answer: No solution are defined. You are not completing the …
  5. Algebra 2

    Completing the square method allows you to solve any quadratic equation. For each of the following determine what number completes the square. I cannot find my notes on completing the square, can someone please help with these two …
  6. algebra

    can someone tell me if i did the problem correct (solve by completing the square) 4x^2+2x-3=0 x^2+(1/2)=3/4 x^2+(1/2)+(1/4)^2=3/4+(1/4)^2 (x+1/4)^2=13/16 x+1/4=+-sqrt 13/16 x+1/4=+-sqrt 13/4 x=-1/4+-sqrt 13/4 x=-1+-sqrt 13/4
  7. Surds

    Solve in the exact form. (sqrt of 4x+1)+(sqrt of x+1)=2 Someone showed me to do this next: Square both sides..so.. 4x+1+2((sqrt of 4x+1)•(sqrt of x+1))=4 I do not understand where the 2 come from ..and why do we need to multiply …
  8. Math

    Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer …
  9. Math

    Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer …
  10. Math

    Solve the indefinite integral of 1/sqrt(x^2+2x+5). I solved it all out by completing the square and then trig sub and then drawing a triangle to go back to x variable and got: ln |(sqrt(x^2+2x+5)/2 + (X+1)/2 ) | but the book answer …

More Similar Questions