# Completing the Square

The method of Completing the Square is introduced through recognising a need to solve a quadratic when it can not be easily factorized.Throughout the main teaching phase there are numerous examples for the teacher to model plus additional equations to be practiced by the students.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to solve a quadratic equation in the form ax2+bx+c=0 where a equals 1 using the method of completing the square.
• Most students should be able to solve a quadratic equation in the form ax2+bx+c=0 where a does not equal 1 using the method of completing the square.
• Some students should be able to use completing the square to solve equivalent quadratic identities.

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