# How do you solve #x(x+3)(x-4)=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 12, 2016

#### Answer:

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

In such examples you can use the following property of real numbers (expressions):

**A product of expressions is zero if and only if any of these expressions is zero. **

If you use the property in this example you get:

In this way one equation of 3rd degree is changed to 3 linear equations:

After solving them you get the final answer: