# COLLEGE ALGEBRA

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Solve by completing the square
12x^2+11x=5

• COLLEGE ALGEBRA -

12(x^2+11/12 x + zzzz)=5+ zzzzz

well, to find zzzz, take 1/2*11/12, and square it.

121/24^2 check that.

12(x+11/24)^2=5+ (11/24)^2

(x+11/24)=+- sqrt ((1/12)(5+(11/24)^2)

• COLLEGE ALGEBRA -

so hold on what is the answer?

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