# Chapter 1 - Review - Exercises: 4

Distributive Property

#### Work Step by Step

$State$ $the$ $property$ $of$ $real$ $numbers$ $being$ $used:$ $(A+1)(x+y) = (A+1)x + (A+1)y$ We distribute the x and y to $(A+1)$ twice for both terms hence (A+1)x and (A+1)y. This is proven true if we factor the (A+1) which equals (A+1)(x+y).

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