# How do you solve using the completing the square method #x^2 - 5x + 1 = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

May 30, 2016

#### Explanation:

The completing square method is a way of solving quadratic polynomials by reducing then to the structure

The right one is the factorized form.

Now giving a polynomial

That furnishes

Taking

If

In the present case we have