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  • one year ago

Please Help The solution set for -2x^2 + 12x = 0 is a. (0,12) b. (0,-12) c. (0,6) d. (0,-6)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Can you find similar things to factor out in both terms?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Try factoring out -2x

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[-2x^2+12x=-2x(x-6)=0\]

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    For these things to multiply together and equal to 0 one of them has to be =0, so either -2x=0 hence x=0, or x-6=0 hence x=6

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wait. I'm sorry its -2x^2+12x=0

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats the same as you wrote

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