## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Lesson Check - Page 49: 3

#### Answer

$2ab+(-5ab^2)+(-9a^2b)$

#### Work Step by Step

To turn this into an addition problem, change the minus sign to a plus sign, and then change the sign of the following term. $2ab-5ab^2-9a^2b=2ab+(-5ab^2)+(-9a^2b)$

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