## Jacob tried to solve the following equation by completing the square. Interpret whether he solved it correctly or if he made a mistake

Question

Jacob tried to solve the following equation by completing the square. Interpret whether he solved it
correctly or if he made a mistake. If he did make a mistake, identify where the mistake was made and
correct his work. Find all solutions and show all of your work for full credit.
1. x2 + 8x + 12 = 0
2. x2 + 8x = -12
3. x2 + 8x + 8 = -4

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5 months 2021-08-18T07:34:09+00:00 1 Answers 2 views 0

1.2

Step-by-step explanation:

I see for $1.$ $2x+8x+12=0$

$x(8+2)+12=0$

$10x+12=0$

$10x=-12$

x=-1.2