## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.5 - Use of Properties - Problem Set 1.5 - Page 33: 6

#### Answer

Distributive property

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers $a, b$, and $c$: $a(b+c) = a(b)+a(c)$ The given statement is justified by the distributive property.

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