### Home > AC > Chapter 10 > Lesson 10.4.1 > Problem 10-125

10-125.

Draw the equation mat with the algebra tiles.

In order to complete the square you will need to make the equation *x*^{2} + 2*x* + 1 on one of the sides.

What did you do to make this equation?

*x*^{2} + 2*x* + 1 = 8 + 1

(*x* + 1)(*x* + 1) = 9

(*x* + 1)^{2} = 9