Factoring a Quadratic Equation when c = 0

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In this lesson, we learn how to factor a quadratic equation when the constant term (c) equals 0. The first step is to factor out the common factor, which in this case is x. By using the zero product property and setting each factor equal to 0, we can solve for x and find the root solutions. This method is helpful for graphing the equation and finding where the graph crosses the x-axis.

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How to factor a quadratic equation when c=0

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  • How do I solve a quadratic function when the constant term is zero?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video is a nice example of solving a quadratic equation when the constant is zero. The instructor factors out a common term and then uses the zero product property to solve the equation.