# SOLUTION: Can you please solve the equation by completing the square: -10x=3x²-2

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 Question 437377: Can you please solve the equation by completing the square: -10x=3x²-2Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Can you please solve the equation by completing the square: -10x = 3x² - 2 : Re-write the equation in the form 3x^2 + 10x + ___ = 2 The coefficient of x^2 has to be 1, divide by 3, results: x^2 + x + ____ = : Find the term which completes the square; (10/6)^2 = (100/36) reduces to x^2 + x + = + : x^2 + x + = + : x^2 + x + = : (x + )^2 = : x + = +/- : Two solutions x = + We can write it: x = and x =