Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

{-1/2, 1/3}

Work Step by Step

1. Factor the equation. 12$x^{2}$ + 2x - 2 = 0 (4x + 2)(3x - 1) = 0 2. Apply the zero factor property. a) 4x + 2 = 0 b) 3x - 1 = 0 3. Solve each equation. a) x = -1/2 b) x = 1/3 The solutions are {-1/2, 1/3}.
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