Using the zero product property to find the solutions to the equation x^2 + x30= 12
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Using the zero product property to find the solutions to the equation x^2 + x30= 12
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1. User Answers PHDFlopper
first, factor x^2+x42:
(x^26x)+(7x42)
x(x6)+7(x6)
(x+7)(x6)=0
solve using zero product property:
x+7=0
x=7
x6=0
x=6
final solutions to the equation:
x=6;x=7