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Solve for x: 4(x+3) = 0
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The equation 4(x+3) = 0 has to be solved for x.
4(x+3) = 0
=> x + 3 = 0
=> x = -3
The solution of 4(x+3) = 0 is x = -3.
Posted by justaguide on April 24, 2012 at 2:28 PM (Answer #1)
Due to the zero product principle, this problem has 1 answer.
The zero-product principle says that when multiplying two or more terms to get 0, one (or more) must equal zero.
4 can never equal zero, so in this case, the (x+3) must equal zero.
It is simple to solve this:
x+3=0 Subtract 3 from both sides and...
x=-3 is your answer.
Posted by broncoboy7 on April 25, 2012 at 2:27 AM (Answer #2)
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