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Quadratic equations

1.Solve by completing the square:
x2 + 4x + 2 = 0

2. Solve using the square root property:
(x + 3)2 = 36

3.Solve by factoring:
x2 - 9x = -8

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1.Solve by completing the square:
x2 + 4x + 2 = 0

Solution. As x^2 + 4x + 2 = 0, we have
x^2 + 4x + 4 =2
i.e.,
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Solution Summary

This provides examples of three different ways to solve quadratic equations.

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