# How do you solve #x^2-2x+2 # by completing the square?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 12, 2015

#### Explanation:

Make a perfect square trinomial by completing the square. A perfect square trinomial has the form of

Subtract

Divide the coefficient of the

There is now a perfect square trinomial on the left side of the equation.

Factor the trinomial.

Take the square root of both sides and solve for