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# Completing the Square watch

1. Hey I need a bit of help with completing the square with discriminants. Here's the question:

This is either normal maths or further maths I don't really know anymore
2. (Original post by MainlyMathsHelp)
Hey I need a bit of help with completing the square with discriminants. Here's the question:

This is either normal maths or further maths I don't really know anymore
Look at your sketch. Perform the transformation that is and see whether that new graph crosses the x-axis or not.

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Horizontal translations have no effect here, so you can ignore them.
3. (Original post by RDKGames)
Look at your sketch. Perform the transformation that is and see whether that new graph crosses the x-axis or not.

Hint:
Spoiler:
Show

Horizontal translations have no effect here, so you can ignore them.

Ahh thank you! I was so caught up on the discriminants we learnt in class that i forgot my basics.

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