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10-125.

Draw the equation mat with the algebra tiles.
In order to complete the square you will need to make the equation x2 + 2x + 1 on one of the sides.
What did you do to make this equation?

x2 + 2x + 1 = 8 + 1
(x + 1)( x + 1) = 9
(x + 1)2 = 9