# How do you solve #3x^2 + 10x = 8# by completing the square?

##### 1 Answer

May 12, 2016

#### Explanation:

Multiply by

#9x^2+30x+25=24+25#

which simplifies to:

#(3x+5)^2 = 49 = 7^2#

So

#3x+5 = +-7#

If

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