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When Scott completes the square on the quadratic x^2 + 6x - 14 = 0, he obtains an equation of the form(x + a)^2 = b . What is b?

 Dec 6, 2020
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6/2 = 3

 

3^2 = 9

 

add 9 to both sides:

 

14 + 9 = 23

 Dec 6, 2020

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