Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 5 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5.4 Factor and Solve Polynomial Equations - 5.4 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 357: 40



Work Step by Step

Solving the equation by factoring and setting the factors equal to zero, we find: $$48p^5-27p^3=0 \\ 3p^3\left(4p+3\right)\left(4p-3\right)=0 \\ p=0,\:p=-\frac{3}{4},\:p=\frac{3}{4}$$
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