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 - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 24

Answer

1/4y-1/4

Work Step by Step

The distributive property allows us to distribute anything multiplied by something inside of the parenthesis to whatever is inside of the parenthesis. Thus, we distribute 1/2 to everything inside the parenthesis, giving us an answer of 1/4y-1/4.
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