### Rearrange:

Rearrange the equation by subtracting what is to the right of the equal sign from both sides of the equation : 8*x^2-(9-7*x)=0

## Step 1 :

Equation at the end of step 1 :

23x2 - (9 - 7x) = 0

## Step 2 :

Trying to factor by splitting the middle term2.1Factoring 8x2+7x-9 The first term is, 8x2 its coefficient is 8.The middle term is, +7x its coefficient is 7.The last term, "the constant", is -9Step-1 : Multiply the coefficient of the first term by the continuous 8•-9=-72Step-2 : Find two factors of -72 whose sum equals the coefficient of the middle term, which is 7.

 -72 + 1 = -71 -36 + 2 = -34 -24 + 3 = -21 -18 + 4 = -14 -12 + 6 = -6 -9 + 8 = -1 -8 + 9 = 1 -6 + 12 = 6 -4 + 18 = 14 -3 + 24 = 21 -2 + 36 = 34 -1 + 72 = 71

Observation : No two such factors can be found no Conclusion : Trinomial can not be factored

Equation at the end of step 2 :

8x2 + 7x - 9 = 0

## Step 3 :

Parabola, Finding the Vertex:3.1Find the Vertex ofy = 8x2+7x-9Parabolas have a highest or a lowest point called the Vertex.Our parabola opens up and accordingly has a lowest point (AKA absolute minimum).We know this even before plotting "y" because the coefficient of the first term,8, is positive (greater than zero).Each parabola has a vertical line of symmetry that passes through its vertex. Because of this symmetry, the line of symmetry would, for example, pass through the midpoint of the two x-intercepts (roots or solutions) of the parabola. That is, if the parabola has indeed two real solutions.Parabolas can model many real life situations, such as the height above ground, of an object thrown upward, after some period of time. The vertex of the parabola can provide us with information, such as the maximum height that object, thrown upwards, can reach. For this reason we want to be able to find the coordinates of the vertex.For any parabola,Ax2+Bx+C,the x-coordinate of the vertex is given by -B/(2A). In our case the x coordinate is -0.4375Plugging into the parabola formula -0.4375 for x we can calculate the y-coordinate:y = 8.0 * -0.44 * -0.44 + 7.0 * -0.44 - 9.0 or y = -10.531

Parabola, Graphing Vertex and X-Intercepts :

Root plot for : y = 8x2+7x-9 Axis of Symmetry (dashed) x=-0.44 Vertex at x,y = -0.44,-10.53 x-Intercepts (Roots) : Root 1 at x,y = -1.58, 0.00 Root 2 at x,y = 0.71, 0.00

Solve Quadratic Equation by Completing The Square

3.2Solving8x2+7x-9 = 0 by Completing The Square.Divide both sides of the equation by 8 to have 1 as the coefficient of the first term :x2+(7/8)x-(9/8) = 0Add 9/8 to both side of the equation : x2+(7/8)x = 9/8Now the clever bit: Take the coefficient of x, which is 7/8, divide by two, giving 7/16, and finally square it giving 49/256Add 49/256 to both sides of the equation :On the right hand side we have:9/8+49/256The common denominator of the two fractions is 256Adding (288/256)+(49/256) gives 337/256So adding to both sides we finally get:x2+(7/8)x+(49/256) = 337/256Adding 49/256 has completed the left hand side into a perfect square :x2+(7/8)x+(49/256)=(x+(7/16))•(x+(7/16))=(x+(7/16))2 Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another.

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Sincex2+(7/8)x+(49/256) = 337/256 andx2+(7/8)x+(49/256) = (x+(7/16))2 then, according to the law of transitivity,(x+(7/16))2 = 337/256We"ll refer to this Equation together Eq. #3.2.1 The Square Root Principle says that When two things are equal, their square roots are equal.Note that the square root of(x+(7/16))2 is(x+(7/16))2/2=(x+(7/16))1=x+(7/16)Now, applying the Square Root Principle to Eq.#3.2.1 we get:x+(7/16)= √ 337/256 Subtract 7/16 from both sides to obtain:x = -7/16 + √ 337/256 Since a square root has two values, one positive and the other negativex2 + (7/8)x - (9/8) = 0has two solutions:x = -7/16 + √ 337/256 orx = -7/16 - √ 337/256 Note that √ 337/256 can be written as√337 / √256which is √337 / 16