How do you solve using the completing the square method # x^2-14x+45=0#?
There must be two answers because it is a quadratic equation.
Completing the square is a method based on the product of the square of a binomial:
This is in the form of a quadratic equation :
the first and last terms are always perfect squares.
There is a specific relationship between
If you have a trinomial in this form it can be written as
Complete the following square:
Do you see that the missing value is 25?
Let's look at your question:
Move 45 to the other side:
Add the required value TO BOTH SIDES