Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 4 - Quadratic Functions - 4.5 Solving Equations by Factoring - 4.5 Exercises: 37

Answer

m=4/7, m=3

Work Step by Step

$7m^2-25m+18=6$ Get everything on one side of the equation equaling 0 $7m^2-25m+12=0$ Factor ((7m-4)(m-3) Set all factors equal to 0 7m-4=0, m-3=0 Isolate the variable to solve m=4/7, m=3
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