Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 11 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review - Page 733: 4


$t=14$ or $t=-14$

Work Step by Step

$ t^{2}-196=0\qquad$...recognize the difference of squares: $a^{2}-b^{2}=(a-b)(a+b)$ $(t-14)(t+14)=0\qquad$...apply the principle of zero products. $t-14=0$ or $t+14=0$ $t=14$ or $t=-14$
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