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Solve the following quadratic equations by factoring and using the Zero Product Property. Be sure to check your solutions. Homework Help ✎

  1. Draw a generic rectangle and diamond.

    Factor.

    One solution is .
    Make sure you find the other solution.

    rectangle and diamond

    factor rectangle and diamond

    solution to rectangle and diamond

  1. There are only terms, so factor using the GCF.

  1. Notice that each term is a multiple of .

     or