Examples of Trinomial
Solved Example on Trinomial
What term should be added to the expression , to make it a perfect square trinomial?
Correct Answer: C
Step 1: [Original expression.]
Step 2: To complete the square of the expression , add the square of half the coefficient of x, that is, add .
Step 3: The coefficient b = 8, so add = = 16, to the expression.
Step 4: .
Step 5: 16 should be added to the expression, , to create a perfect square trinomial.