shubham1
Solve 3x2 = 12x.
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I need 2 solutions
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can you set it to 0 and factor it?
mayayamfundo
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|dw:1332831788209:dw|is it like this?
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yes
Akshay_Budhkar
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\[3x^2=12x \therefore 3x^2-12x=0 \therefore 3x(x-4)=0 \therefore x=0 or x=4\]
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|dw:1332831859386:dw|if so, you will only have one solution. Which will look a bit something like this
apoorvk
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NO NO No... dont cancel out x like that you ll miss the solution... bring them to one side and then take common!
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whats the answer apoorvk
ill give a medal
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|dw:1332713088143:dw|
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is that x = 0, x = 4
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you dont need to offer medals, give them if you like, shubham... we do this to explain solutions to people and help 'em out, not to give them just the answers!! :)
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yeah that is it.
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woo!
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wait, is that an X between 3 and 2 on the left or its a multiplication sign?
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You should have written it as 3x^2=12x. It got me confuzed, do that next time