Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 6 - Review Exercises: 4

Answer

5(x+3)

Work Step by Step

Use the distributive property and combine like terms. 7(x+3)-2(x+3) 7x+21-2x-6 (7x-2x)+(21-6) 5x+15 The greatest common factor of these terms is 5. Factor out 5 using the reverse of the distributive property. 5x+15=5(x+3)
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