# How do you solve using the completing the square method #x^2-20x=10#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

The first step required to complete the square is to have your constant on one side, and variables on the other, in the form

Now, you must add

Thus, we have

We need to factor the left side. Recognize that

To solve, take the root of each side, accounting for positive and negative answers.

Solve.