Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Practice: 11

Answer

a. 2x + 1 b. 2x + 2

Work Step by Step

a. Two consecutive integers can be expressed by x and x + 1. Their sum is x + (x + 1) = 2x + 1. b. Two consecutive odd integers can be expressed by x and x + 2 (since odd integers are 2 units apart). Their sum is x + (x + 2) = 2x + 2.
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