Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.2 The Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Laws - 1.2 Exercise Set - Page 18: 100



Work Step by Step

$[c(2+3b)]5\longrightarrow$ Use the distributive property. $[c(2)+c(3b)]5\longrightarrow$ Use the commutative property. $(2c+3bc)5\longrightarrow$ Use the distributive property. $10c+15bc$ Since known properties can be used to translate the first expression to the second the expressions are equivalent.
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