# How do you solve #x^2-6x-4=0# by completing the square?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 16, 2015

#### Explanation:

Completing the square means that we will force a perfect square trinomial on the left side of the equation, then solve for

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Divide the coefficient of the

We now have a perfect square trinomial in the form

Substitute

Take the square root of both sides.

Add

Solve for