# How do you solve using the completing the square method #2x^2-4x-14=0#?

##### 2 Answers

The two solutions are

#### Explanation:

First, divide the whole equation by two:

Then, move the constant to the other side:

Next, identify the square binomial on the left side. We know that

Now, square root both sides:

Those are the solutions. Hope this helped!

#### Explanation:

Factor out 2:

Complete the square of the brackets:

Multiply the brackets:

Simplify:

We can always check this:

Solving: