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

##### 1 Answer

Feb 27, 2016

This would be a very roundabout way in this case.

#### Explanation:

**Completing the square** (if you really must):

Take half of that and square it:

We have to add the

So:

I prefer the first way, to be honest, but if you have to use the other method, you can still use the first to check your answer.