Thursday, July 23, 2009

Common Math Mistake 3

Whats' about the other solution?
Consider this question: Solve the following for x :Too many students get used to just canceling (i.e. simplifying) things to make their life easier. So, the biggest mistake in solving this kind of equation is to cancel an x from both sides to get,While,x = 1 is a solution, there is another solution that we’ve missed. Can you see what it is?
Here’s the correct way to solve this equation. First get everything on one side then factor!Clearly x = 0 will work in the equation and so is a solution!

NUMBER OF TRAILING ZEROES IN A PRODUCT (PART -2)

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