# How do you solve by completing the square: #x^2 + 4x + 2 = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 30, 2015

x^2+4x+2=0#

Remove the

If the left side is to be a square its non-

add this amount to both sides:

Rewrite the left-hand side as a square:

Take the square root of both sides

Isolate

So the solutions are