From rebecca: Find the roots of the equation by Completing the square. Express your answer in exact form and in decimal form to 2 decimal places.
b)3y(squared)+12y+3 Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
From jessica: Use the technique of completing the square to put f(x)= 2x^2-4x+5
in the form f F(x)= a(x-h)^2+k were h,k=vertex of the parabola.
identify the coordinate (h,k)of the maximum or minimum point
of the associated parabola Answered by Penny Nom.
From June: x^2 - 6x = 16 I found you already had this question but the answer you gave did not help me to explain how to answer the problem for my daughter. I do not understand how to complete the square for this paticular question and the example you showed did not help. I would appreciate any further help you could give me. Answered by Penny Nom.
From Mark: An architect is designing a museum entranceway in the shape of a parabolic arch represented by the equation y = -x2 + 20x, where 0 x 20 and all dimensions are expressed in feet. Determine the maximum height, in feet, of the arch. Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
From Jacky Lam: A friend told me that completing square not only can find the vertex but also the roots of a quadratic equation. Is it possible? How? Can you show me how to find the roots of the following equation using completing the square?