Mathematics

Find the value of m which makes x(^2) + 8 + m a perfect square

Find the value of m which makes x(^2) + 8 + m a perfect square

  • A.
    2
  • B.
    4
  • C.
    8
  • D.
    12
  • E.
    16
Correct Answer: Option E
Explanation

x(^2) + 8 + m

To make it a perfect square, we add ((frac{b}{2})^2)

= ((frac{8}{2})^2)

= 16