Posted by jessica on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 9:00pm.
what are the solution sets to x^52x^3+x=0 and how do you get them?

trigonometry  jackie, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 9:31pm
the answers are 1,1, and 0 but i'm not sure how to explain how i got them.

trigonometry  Reiny, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:18pm
x^5  2x^3 + x = 0
x(x^4  2x^2 + 1) = 0
x(x^2  1)^2 = 0
so x = 0 or x^2  1 = 0 >(x+1)(x1) = 0
x = 0 or x =1 or x = 1
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