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Added note for step 3

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Kenneth John Odle 11 months ago
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@ -144,6 +144,8 @@ Here is the general procedure:
\item If the value for $a$ is \textit{not} 1, divide both sides of the equation by $a$. (We want the $x^2$ term to be by itself.)
\item Move the constant term to the right side of the equation.
\item Divide $b$ by 2, square it, and add it to both sides of equation.
(\textbf{Note:} If dividing by 2 results in a fraction, leave it as a square. That is, leave it as $(\frac{5}{2})^2$ rather than doing the math and arriving at $\frac{25}{4}$. This will make step four easier.)
\item Write the left side as a perfect square.
\item Take the square root of both sides.
\item Solve for $x$.

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