# How do you solve the equation #2x^2+10x+1=13# by completing the square?

##### 1 Answer

May 7, 2017

Put constants on one side and x terms on the other side and complete the square.

#### Explanation:

By subtracting 1 from both sides, we get:

We can simplify by dividing both sides by 2:

Here we complete the square:

Since

and simplify: