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: 40


Yes, the expressions are equivalent.

Work Step by Step

The expression $3x\times1$ can be simplified to $3x$, because the identity property of multiplication states that the product of any real number and $1$ is the original number. Since the other expression given is $3x$, the expressions are equivalent.
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