Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-4 Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 558: 11


The solutions are 0 and 2.5.

Work Step by Step

If a product is 0, one of the factors must be 0. Use the addition property of equality to solve for n. $-3n=0\ or\ 2n-5=0$ $-3n\div-3=0\div-3\ or\ 2n-5+5=0+5$ $n=0\ or\ 2n=5$ $n=0\ or\ 2n\div2=5\div2$ $n=0\ or\ n=2.5$
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