Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Lesson Check: 5

Answer

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. $5x\times1=5(5)\times1=25$ $1+5x=1+5(5)=1+25=26$
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