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: 38

Answer

t=10/3, t=-1

Work Step by Step

$3t^2-7t-5=5$ Get everything on one side of the equation equaling 0 $3t^2-7t-10=0$ Factor (3t-10)(t+1)=0 Set all factors equal to 0 3t-10=0 t+1=0 Isolate the variable to solve t=10/3, t=-1
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