This is the problem 12x^{2 +}_{ }14x=0
I,m taking a college algebra course in college and I don't know how to solve by factoring.
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2 Answers
Look for a common factor.
12x^{2}+14x=0 has a common factor or 2x
2x(6x+7)=0
Or you can solve for x
12x^{2}+14x = 0 can be rearranged to:
12x^{2}=-14x
divide both sides by 2x reduces to:
6x = -7
divide both sides by 6 gives:
x = -7/6 or -1.166......
Hope this is what your looking for.
12x^{2} + 14x=0
First, factor what both terms have in common. (this should ALWAYS be your first step - if possible)
We can factor out a 2x
2x(6x+7)=0
Set both terms = 0
2x = 0 AND 6x+7=0
x=0 x=-7/6