Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - 6.1 - Factoring by Using the Distributive Property - Concept Quiz 6.1: 4

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

$0$ is the only factor that can produce a product of $0$. Therefore, if we multiply $x$ and $y$, either $x$ or $y$ must be equal to $0$ in order for the product to be equal to $0$.
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