How do you complete the square to solve #0=5x^2 + 2x - 3#?
Step 1. Write your equation in standard form.
Step 2. Move the constant to the right hand side of the equation.
Step 3. Divide both sides of the equation by the coefficient of
Divide both sides by 5.
Step 4. Square the coefficient of x and divide by 4.
Step 5. Add the result to each side.
Step 6. Take the square root of each side.
Check: Substitute the values of