## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - 1-7 The Distributive Property: 82

#### Answer

$y-3$

#### Work Step by Step

The distributive property states that for any real numbers $a, b$, and $c$, $a(b+c) = a\cdot b + a\cdot c$ Use the formula above to obtain: $=(6y-5y)-3 \\=(6-5)y - 3 \\=1(y)-3 \\=y-3$

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