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anonymous
 5 years ago
how do i do problems like (y+5)(y+2)+0?
anonymous
 5 years ago
how do i do problems like (y+5)(y+2)+0?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you mean =0. And recall that if (y+a)(y+b) = 0 then either y+a = 0 or y+b = 0.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, i meant =0 but i still have no idea what ur saying!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean..i know what you mean, but that doesn't help really

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, if y+5 = 0 what is y ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep. Now if y+2 = 0 what is y?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right, so the solutions to (y+5)(y+2) = 0 are y = 5 and y = 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If y is either of those values, the expression (y+5)(y+2) will equal 0.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont you have to foil or whatever?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, you can solve by inspection.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just typed this huge long question and then checked your answer in the back of my math book, and you were right! thanks!
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