# Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

These lessons, with videos, examples and step-by-step solutions, help Algebra students learn to solve quadratic equations by completing the square.

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The following diagram shows how to use the Completing the Square method to solve quadratic equations. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions of solving quadratic equations using completing the square. Completing the Square - Solving Quadratic Equations

Examples:

1. x2 + 6x - 7 = 0
2. 2x2 - 10x - 3 = 0
3. -x2 - 6x + 7 = 0

Quadratic Equations - Completing the Square

Examples:

1. x2 + 12x - 31 = 0
2. x2 - 8x + 10 = 0
3. 2x2 - 10x + 8 = 0
4. 3x2 - 8x + 5 = 0

Solving a quadratic by completing the square

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