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7-51.

Completing the square is also possible when the coefficient of the term is not

What number needs to be added to both sides of the equation so that the expression inside the parentheses is a perfect square?

Hint:is the wrong answer. The outside

will distribute with whatever is inside the ( )'s. Finish completing the square and find the vertex of the parabola.