# Completing the Square Calculator

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### Difficult Problems

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Solved example of completing the square

$factor\left(x^2+8x+20\right)$
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Add and subtract $\displaystyle\left(\frac{b}{2a}\right)^2$

$x^2+8x+20+16-16$
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Factor the perfect square trinomial $x^2+8x+16$

$\left(x+4\right)^2+20-16$
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Subtract the values $20$ and $-16$

$4+\left(x+4\right)^2$

$4+\left(x+4\right)^2$

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