## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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}.