Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.7 - Factoring by Special Products - Exercise Set: 74

Answer

$x=-4$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ -4x-16=0 $, is \begin{array}{l} -4x=0+16 \\\\ -4x=16 \\\\ x=\dfrac{16}{-4} \\\\ x=-4 .\end{array}
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