# How do you solve by completing the square for #2x^2 + 2x = 0#?

##### 2 Answers

May 16, 2015

It's a rather strange way to solve it as it is easy to see that

Add 1/2 to both sides to get

Divide both sides by 2 to get

So

Subtract 1/2 from both sides to get

May 17, 2015

If

To complete this square, I need to square half of the coefficient of the 'x', which is 1/2.