# How do you solve the equation #(x- 10)(x+ 5)= 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"using the principal that if "#

#axxb=0#

#"then "a=0" or "b=0" or "a=0,b=0#

#"here we have a product of factors equal to zero"#

#"equate each factor to zero and solve for x"#

#x+5=0rArrx=-5#

#x-10=0rArrx=10#