### Home > A2C > Chapter 2 > Lesson 2.2.3 > Problem 2-149

2-149.

Rewrite each equation below. Then solve your new equation. Be sure to check your solution using the original equation.

Distribute the *n*.

Combine like terms, and factor the equation.

Simplify by Zero Product Property, then subtract 2 from both sides.

Remember to check your work.

Multiply both sides by *x*. Then set the equation equalto 0 and use the ZPP.

Check your work.