# SOLUTION: Dear Tutor, Please help me solve this tedious math problem. Your help is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks so much!!! :) By the way, I need to solve by factoring the square 4

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 Question 220853: Dear Tutor, Please help me solve this tedious math problem. Your help is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks so much!!! :) By the way, I need to solve by factoring the square 4x^2-4x-99=0Answer by josmiceli(9817)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! First divide both sides by Now add to both sides Now take 1/2 of the coefficient of which is , square it, and add it to both sides Notice that both sides are perfect squares I'll take the square root of both sides There is also a negative square root The roots are and I'll plot it to verify Looks about right