## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

x=-7 or $\frac{2}{3}$
Set each variable factor as equal to zero and then isolate the variable to find the solutions. (x+7)(3x-2)=0 x+7=0 or 3x-2=0 x=-7 or 3x=2 x=-7 or x=$\frac{2}{3}$