Algebra 2 Common Core

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

Chapter 8 - Rational Functions - Get Ready! - Page 495: 16


$x=15$ and $x=-2$

Work Step by Step

Factor the trinomial: \begin{align*} (x-15)(x+2)&=0 \end{align*} Use the Zero-Product Property by equating each factor with a variable to zero, then solve each equation: \begin{align*} x-15&=0 &\text{or}& &x+2=0\\\\ x&=15 &\text{or}& &x=-2\\\\ \end{align*}
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