Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 36

Answer

{-1, -5/8}

Work Step by Step

1. Factor the equation. 8$x^{2}$ + 13x + 5 = 0 (8x + 5)(x + 1) = 0 2. Apply the zero factor property. a) 8x + 5 = 0 b) x + 1 = 0 3. Solve each equation. a) x = -5/8 b) x = -1 The solutions are {-1, -5/8}.
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