# SOLUTION: Would someone please help me with this one: Solve the following quadratic equations by factoring or by any of the quadratic equations available such as square root, completing t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic Equations Question 87213: Would someone please help me with this one: Solve the following quadratic equations by factoring or by any of the quadratic equations available such as square root, completing the square, etc. 4x^2-8x+3=5 Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Firstly, it is best to try and factor it: 4x^2 - 8x + 3 = 5 4x^2 - 8x - 2 = 0 It can't be factored, so the next simple thing would be to complete the square. 4x^2 - 8x = 2 x^2 - 2x = 1/2 (x - 1)^2 = 3/2 x - 1 = +- sqrt(1.5) x = 1 +- sqrt(1.5)