If any individual factor on the left side of the equation is equal to , the entire expression will be equal to .

Set the first factor equal to .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Set the next factor equal to .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Set the next factor equal to .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Multiply each term in by

Multiply each term in by .

Multiply .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

The final solution is all the values that make true.

Solve for y (y+5)(y-7)(8-y)=0