Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Appendix A - A Exercises - Page A6: 4


The student violated the distributive property.

Work Step by Step

When you have this problem, you cannot simply multiply 3 by x to get rid of the parenthesis. Rather, you must distribute the three to everything inside of the parenthesis.
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