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Completing the square

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  1. an algebraic technique used to solve quadratic equations, in analytic geometry for determining the shapes of graphs, and in calculus for computing integrals

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  2. As conventionally taught, completing the square consists of adding the third term, v 2 to to get a square

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  3. The essential objective is to reduce a quadratic polynomial in a variable in an equation or expression to a squared polynomial of linear order

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  4. This can reduce an equation or integral to one that is more easily solved or evaluated

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  5. The purpose of completing the square is to fill in the following blank: The expression that will replace the blank depends of course on the variable x

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