# solving equations by factoring

**Question description**

State the definition of the zero factor property, then in your own words, describe what the definition of the zero factor property means. Also, in your own words, describe what a zero of a quadratic is/means, this is not the number zero but a zero of a quadratic. Then, explain the steps required to solve a quadratic equation by factoring. Use an exercise that is not already factored for you, choose from the following questions to show the process, be sure to note the exercise number in your post.

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