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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 27: 45


The expressions are not equal.

Work Step by Step

Because of order of operations, we first consider what is in the parenthesis. 2+5-7=0. This gives us the following: $\frac{11x}{0}$=11x. Anything divided by 0 does not exist, but 11x does exist, so $\frac{11x}{0}$ does not equal 11x.
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