Solve the quadratic below twice: once by factoring and using the Zero Product Property and once by completing the square. Verify that the solutions match. Homework Help ✎
x2 + 14x + 33 = 0
Completing the square:
Add 16 to both sides of the equation. Solve for x.
Factoring and Zero Product Property:
Factor the quadratic, then find its roots from the factors.
x = −3 or −11