# How do you solve #4(3n - 2) (4n + 1) = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

You can interpret the equation this way:

The product is 0 when you multiply the three factors 4, (3n-2), and (4n+1). Therefore, either of the three factors must be zero to make the statement true.

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Another method is to expand the whole expression and perform long division. you should arrive with the same answer.