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

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