## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

1. Factor the equation. $x^{2}$ + 6x - 7 = 0 (x + 7)(x - 1) = 0 2. Apply the zero factor principle. a) x + 7 = 0 b) x - 1 = 0 3. Solve each equation. a) x = -7 b) x = 1 The solutions are {-7, 1}.