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12-51.

Solve the following quadratic equations by completing the square, if possible. Leave your answers in *exact* form. Check your solution(s).

Add

to both sides. Simplify.

Write two equations.

or

Add

to both sides. Follow the steps in part (a).

Follow the steps in part (b).

or

Follow the steps in part (a).