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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 6 - Section 6.6 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring - Exercise Set - Page 473: 8

#### Answer

x=5 or -$\frac{11}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Set each variable factor as equal to zero and then isolate the variable to find the solutions. 8(x-5)(3x+11)=0 x-5=0 or 3x+11=0 x=5 or 3x=-11 x=5 or x=-$\frac{11}{3}$

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