Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Review - Page 331: 125


$x=\frac{1}{3}$ and $x=-7$

Work Step by Step

$(3x-1)(x+7)=0$ Using the Zero Product Property $3x-1=0$ and $x+7=0$ Solving for x: $3x-1=0$ add $1$ to both sides $3x=1$ Divide by $3$ $x=\frac{1}{3}$ Solving for x: $x+7=0$ subtract $7$ from both sides $x=-7$
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