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Find the constant c such that \(x^2 - 5x + c\) is the square of a binomial.

 Apr 2, 2020
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Divide the coefficient of the x-term by 2 and square the answer:

     (-5/2)2  =  25/4

 Apr 2, 2020
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Thank you!

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