Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 29: 171


Does not make sense

Work Step by Step

The given statement does not make sense because $x$ has a coefficient of $1$(x or 1x both have same meaning in algebraic expressions) For example: $x+2x=3x$; here $x$ (the first term) has co-efficient of $1$.
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