# SOLUTION: Can someone please help? 3x^2+8x-2=0 1. Solve using Quadratic formula 2. Solve using completing the square 3. Tell which method you prefer and why

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic Equations Question 315345: Can someone please help? 3x^2+8x-2=0 1. Solve using Quadratic formula 2. Solve using completing the square 3. Tell which method you prefer and whyAnswer by Edwin McCravy(9717)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! 1. Solve using Quadratic formula ``` , , ``` 2. Solve using completing the square ``` Get the constant term on the right and only x-terms on the left Divide through by 3 Multiply the coefficient of x by : Square that value: Add that value to both sides: Factor the left side: or Combine fractions on the right side: Take square roots of both sides: Add to both sides: ``` 3. Tell which method you prefer and why ``` The quadratic formula because it's usually easier. Edwin```