   Chapter 0.3, Problem 32E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 31–48, (a) factor the given expression, and (b) set the expression equal to zero and solve for the unknown (x in the odd-numbered exercises and y in the even-numbered exercises.) y 2 − 4 y

(a)

To determine

To calculate: The factors of the expression y24y.

Explanation

Given information:

The expression, y24y.

Formula used:

Steps to calculate the factors,

Step1: Factor out the common factor.

Step2: Simplify the remaining terms.

Calculation:

Consider the expression,

y24y

As both the term contains the term y. Thus, the common factor is y

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The value of y when the expression y24y is equal to zero.

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