# How do you solve using the completing the square method #2x^2+3x=20#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Completing the square is based on the fact that when a binomial is squared, there is a specific relationship between the coefficients of the 2nd and 3rd terms."

Note that (-10) divided by 2 and then squared gives 25.

We have

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The left side can now be written as