# Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - Common Core Cumulative Standards Review - Selected Response - Page 288: 1

Answer choice $C$: The product of $5$ and $(x - y)$ squared

#### Work Step by Step

Since $5$ is next to the parentheses containing $x-y$ in $5(x - y)^2$, it means to multiply $5$ and $(x-y)$. $5 \times (x-y)^2$. In English, this is written as $5$ times $(x-y)$ squared.

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