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 - Problem Set 6.1: 74

Answer

$x = 0, \frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

We factor the expression, and then we set each factor equal to zero: $12x^{2} = 8x$ $12x^{2} - 8x = 0$ $4x(3x - 2) = 0$ First Factor $4x=0 \\\\x=0$ Second Factor: $3x - 2 = 0$ $3x = 2$ $x = \frac{2}{3}$
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