College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 1, Equations and Graphs - Section 1.6 - Solving Other Types of Equations - 1.6 Exercises - Page 138: 9


$x=0$ or $x=\sqrt[3]{3}$

Work Step by Step

We solve by factoring out $x^2$: $x^{5}-3x^{2}=0$ $x^{2}(x^{3}-3)=0$ $x^{2}=0$ or $x^{3}-3=0$ $x=0$ or $x=\sqrt[3]{3}$
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