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

Ley x = 2 and y = 1. Substitute and solve. $30y+x\times15=30(1)+(2\times15)=30+30=60$ $5[2(x+3y)]=5[2(2+3(1))]=5[2(2+3)]=5[2(5)]=5[10]=50$ The results are not the same so the expressions are not equivalent.