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: 77


$x = 0, 13$

Work Step by Step

We factor the expression, and then we set each factor equal to zero: $13x = x^{2}$ $13x - x^{2} = 0$ $x(13 - x) = 0$ First Factor: $x=0$ Second Factor: $13-x=0 \\\\ 13=x$
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