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Fill in the blank with a constant, so that the resulting quadratic is the square of a binomial: x^2 + 5/4*x + ___

 Feb 10, 2022
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Take 1/2 of the 'x' coefficient....square it and that is it

 

5/4 * 1/2 = 5/8       

 

(x+ 5/8)2   = x^2 + 5/4 x + 25/64

 Feb 10, 2022

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