# How do you solve #(x + 7) ( 2x + 7) = 0#?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

We set each of the things inside the parentheses to 0, like this:

Nov 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"the equation is given in factored form hence"#

#"equate each of the factors to zero and solve for x"#

#x+7=0rArrx=-7#

#2x+7=0rArrx=-7/2#