# How do you complete the square to solve #x^2 + 5x + 6 = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 16, 2015

You can complete the square by first getting the form

Then just add and subtract a certain value that is equal to

graph{(x+5/2)^2 - 1/4 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

If you wanted to solve this:

Thus:

You could just factor, though...