Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 5 - Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5-2 Polynomials, Linear Factors, and Zeros - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 295: 67


The solution set is: $\left\{-3, 2\right\}$

Work Step by Step

Factor the trinomial to get $\\(x+3)(x-2)=0$. Equate each factor to 0, then solve each equation for x: $x+3=0 \text{ or } x-2=0 \\x=-3 \text{ or } x=2$. Thus, the solutions are -3 and 2.
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