# If the factors of a polynomial are x-5 and x+2, what values of x make that polynomial 0?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 25, 2016

To find what values of x make the polynomial become equal to zero, you set each of the factors equal to zero and then solve each of them for x.

#### Explanation:

To find what values of x make the polynomial become equal to zero, you set each of the factors equal to zero and then solve each of them for x, as follows: