# How do you complete the square to solve #2k^2 + 2k = 10#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 12, 2015

Divide by the coefficient of

#### Explanation:

First, divide everything in the equation by two, to make sure that

Next, add

The left hand side is now a perfect square

Because the right hand side is positive, you can take the

Simply subtract 1/2 from both sides for your final answer