Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Basic Rules of Algebra - Exercise Set: 21

Answer

$(x+3)5$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The commutative property of multiplication states that for any real numbers $a$ and $b$, $ab=ba$ If you apply the commutative property of multiplication to $5(x+3)$. you'd get $(x+3)5$ as an equivalent expression. Thus, the given algebraic expression is equivalent to: $(x+3)5$
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