# Explore The Square, Middle and more!

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Take half of the coefficient of the middle term to find the number to put in the parentheses.

How do you complete the square?

Learn how to complete the square to solve a quadratic equation.

What does completing the square mean? Completing the square examples.

How do you complete the square when b is an odd number?

Although the Quadratic Formula can be used to solve quadratic equations, or show that the equation has no solution, it is not always necessary to use it. Some quadratic equations can be solved right away by factoring, which is a much shorter and easier process.

Perfect square trinomials

If you square a binomial (an expression with two terms), the product is called a perfect square trinomial (three terms).

How do you know if it's a perfect square trinomial?

How to solve a two-step equation.