Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.8 - Solving Equations by Factoring and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

Solution set is $\{0,-5\}$

Work Step by Step

$y^{2} = -5y$ $y^{2} +5y=0$ $y(y+5)=0$ Applying zero factor property, $y = 0$ or $y+5=0$ $y= -5$ Solution set is $\{0,-5\}$
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