# SOLUTION: solve for x: x^2-10x-5=0 I did complete the square and got x=5+/- square root of 30 did i do it correctly?

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 Question 61146: solve for x: x^2-10x-5=0 I did complete the square and got x=5+/- square root of 30 did i do it correctly?Found 2 solutions by stanbon, asha:Answer by stanbon(60772)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x^2-10x-5=0 Completing the square get: x^2-10x+25 = 5+25 (x-5)^2 = 30 x-5=sqrt30 or x-5=-sqrt30 x=5+sqrt30 or x=5-sqrt30 Cheers, Stan H. Answer by asha(30)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! a=1,b=-10 c=-5 this is your solution you have the correct answer congrats!!!