# Math Help - stuck on this simple question.

1. ## stuck on this simple question.

solve the equation x(cubed) -7x(squared)+10x=0

2. $x^3 - 7x^2 + 10x = 0$

$x(x^2 - 7x + 10) = 0$

$x(x^2 - 5x - 2x + 10) = 0$

$x(x(x - 5) - 2(x - 5)) = 0$

$x (x - 5) (x - 2) = 0$

So x = 0,2,5

Dont trust my answer, substitute it back and check