# How do you solve using the completing the square method #3x^2 - 2x - 2 = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 10, 2017

Isolate the x terms and complete the square.

#### Explanation:

First, we start by adding

We can use the distributive property to take out a 3 from the left-hand side so we can make the coefficient of the

Now, we can complete the square and simplify:

Now, we square root both sides and solve for x:

Therefore our solutions are: