in a maths book i have there is an example of solving a quadratic. part of the process reads:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

y^2 - 12y + 32 = 0

implies that

(y-8) (y-4) = 0

i don't understand how this second equation was reached based on the first one.

could someone add in the steps that gets me from the first equation to the implication.

thanks.

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# Solving a quadratic

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