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

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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: 99

Answer

no

Work Step by Step

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.
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