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Question from Aranxa, a student:

how do u solve this equation by factoring:

10r^2 - 35r = 0

Hi Aranxa,

This problem is considerably easier than the problem Steve helped you solve. In this problem there is a common factor of r so

10r2 - 35r = r(10r - 35) = 0


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