Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Cumulative Review: 5

Answer

Distributive property.

Work Step by Step

The distributive property explained: Multiplying a sum by a number is = Multiplying the constituents of the sum by the number and then adding them up. Example: 3(4) =12 Also, 3(4) = 3(2 + 2) = 3(2) + 3(2) = 6 + 6 = 12 Similarly, 3(x + y) = 3x + 3y
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