Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 21

Answer

{-2, 7, 8/3}

Work Step by Step

1. Apply the zero factor property. a) x + 2 = 0 b) x - 7 = 0 c) 3x - 8 = 0 2. Solve each linear equation. a) x = -2 b) x = 7 c) x = 8/3 The solutions are {-2, 7, 8/3}.
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