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Asked Aug 30, 2019

Solve 12m (m+3)=5m-20 using the zero product property 

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Step 1

We first distribute 12m

12m(m+3)-5m-20
Or, 12m2+36m-5m-20
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12m(m+3)-5m-20 Or, 12m2+36m-5m-20

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Step 2

Then subtract 5m and add 20

12m2+36m-5m-20
Or, 12m2+36m-5m+20=0
Or, 12m2+31m+20=0
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12m2+36m-5m-20 Or, 12m2+36m-5m+20=0 Or, 12m2+31m+20=0

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Step 3

Then we factor it. Product of 12 and 20 is = 240

We have to factor 240 so that sum of the facto...

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