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If we express 3x^2-8x-2 in the form a(x-h)^2+k , then what is a+h+k?

 Jun 14, 2021
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3x^2-8x-2 =

3 (x^2 - 8/3x)   -2     complete the square for 'x'

3 ( x -4/3)^2   - 48/3 - 2

3 (x - 4/3)^2 - 18         You can finish I hope!     cheeky

 Jun 14, 2021

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