Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 22: 79


$4(y+1) $

Work Step by Step

The problem states that 4 is multiplied by the sum of y and 1. Thus, we write y+1 and write the 4 outside the parenthesis to indicate that 4 is being multiplied by the whole sum, not just a part of it.
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