#### Answer

$17w^2$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL:
The distributive property states that for any real numbers $a, b$, and $c$,
$a(b+c) = ab + ac$
Combine like terms using the distributive property to obtain:
$=(5+12)w^2
\\=17w^2$

Published by
Prentice Hall

ISBN 10:
0133500403

ISBN 13:
978-0-13350-040-0

$17w^2$

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