College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - Exercise Set 1.5 - Page 161: 103


The solutions are $x=0$ and $x=\dfrac{7}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$2x^{2}-7x=0$ Take out common factor $x$ from the left side: $x(2x-7)=0$ Set both factors equal to $0$ and solve each individual equation for $x$: $x=0$ $2x-7=0$ $2x=7$ $x=\dfrac{7}{2}$ The solutions are $x=0$ and $x=\dfrac{7}{2}$
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