# How do you solve using the completing the square method #x^2 - 30x = -125#?

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Mar 20, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

One usually starts by dividing throughout by the coefficient of

Next step, take the coefficient of

Now write the left hand side as a perfect square and simplify the right hand side.

Now take the square root on both sides and solve for