College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Quadratic Equations - 1.2 Assess Your Understanding: 3

Answer

$x=3, x=-5/3$

Work Step by Step

To find the solution set of the equation $(x-3)(3x+5)$, we set each factor equal to 0 and solve for x. $x-3=0$ $x=3$ Solution 1 $3x+5=0$ $3x=-5$ $x=-5/3$ Solution 2 So the solutions are: $x=3, x=-5/3$
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