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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 27: 38


No, the expressions are not equivalent.

Work Step by Step

The expression $2+h+4$ shows three terms that are added together, while the expression $2\times h\times4$ shows the same three terms, but they are multiplied together. Multiplication does not produce the same result as addition. Therefore, these expressions are not equivalent.
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