Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Section 6.6 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 2

Answer

Either A or B equals 0

Work Step by Step

The zero product principle is based on the fact that any number multiplied by 0 is equal to 0. Therefore if the product of 2 terms is equal to zero, then one of those terms must be equal to zero. In this example the terms are A and B whose product equals 0.
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