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 - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Lesson Check - Page 26: 5


They are not equivalent.

Work Step by Step

The two expressions do not have the same value for every value of x, so they are not equivalent. For example, let x=5. 5x×1=5(5)×1=25 1+5x=1+5(5)=1+25=26
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