How do you solve #6x + 4 = x^2 # by completing the square?
Completing the square means forcing a perfect square trinomial on the left side of the equation.
Bring all terms to the left side.
Multiply boths sides times
Divide the x-term by 2 and square the result. Add to both sides of the equation.
We now have a perfect square trinomial on the left side.
Take the square root of both sides and solve for