Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.4 - Exponents - Problem Set 2.4: 55

Answer

$4y^3$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers $a, b$, and $c$, $ac+bc=(a+b)c$ Use the rule above to obtain: $=(-12+17-1)y^3 \\=(5-1)y^3 \\=4(y^3) \\=4y^3$
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