How do you solve using the completing the square method #2x^2 - x - 5 = 0#?
x-axis and y-axis Intercepts can be found in the normal way
For a more in depth approach have a look at my solution to
http://socratic.org/s/asD9k2Ch. Diferent values but the method is sound.
So the left hand side becomes:
Move the index (power)
Square the constant