Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.7 - Polynomial Equations and Their Applications - Exercise Set - Page 394: 102


Does not make sense

Work Step by Step

In order to solve the equation we will have to take $12$ to other side with change of sign to make it as a trinominal. Then apply Zero product principal which states that when the factors are to be equal then one of the factor should equal to zero and solve for the solution of $x$. Hence, the given statement does not make sense.
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