Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.1 - Numerical and Algebraic Expressions - Concept Quiz 1.1 - Page 6: 10



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $2(x+y)$ We plug in the given values for $x$ and $y$: $2(10+0)$ We simplify the expression using the order of operations: First, we add inside of the parentheses: $2(10)$ Then, we multiply: $20$ Since the expression does not simplify to $24$, the statement is incorrect.
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