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10-106.

Solve the quadratic equation below twice: once using the Quadratic Formula and once by completing the square and solving the quadratic in perfect square form. You should get the same result using both methods. What happened?  

No solution, you cannot take a square root of a negative. You should get no solution for completing the square, as well.