# How do you solve #x^2+8x=20# using completing the square?

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Jun 19, 2018

Square root both sides

Jun 19, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

When we complete the square, we want to take half of our

Our equation can be further simplified as

Taking the square root of both sides, we get

Solving these equations gives us

Hope this helps!