Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Test - Chapter R Test: 26

Answer

A. Distributive property

Work Step by Step

We are given the statement $5x+15x=(5+15)x$. This is an example of the distributive property, which holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ (for real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$).
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