Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 6 - Factoring, Solving Equations, and Problem Solving - Chapter 6 Review Problem Set: 25

Answer

$\left\{-6, 2\right\}$

Work Step by Step

Factor the trinomial to obtain: $(x+6)(x-2) = 0$ Equate each factor to 0 to obtain: $x+6=0 \text{ or } x-2=0$ Solve each equation to obtain: $x=-6 \text{ or } x=2$ Therefore the solution set is $\left\{-6, 2\right\}$.
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