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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 15RCC
To determine

State the Zero-Product Property.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 15RCC

  a×0=0 , ab=0 if a=0 or b=0

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

State the Zero-Product Property.

Calculation:

The zero-product property of real number has to do with multiplication involving zero. It states that anything multiplies by 0 the product will be 0 .

  a×0=0

The other direction of stamen says that if two numbers multiplied together gives answer equal to zero, is possible only if at least one number must be equal to zero.

  ab=0 if a=0 or b=0

Hence, a×0=0 , ab=0 if a=0 or b=0

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