## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Basic Rules of Algebra - Exercise Set - Page 53: 33

#### Answer

$5x+5y$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL The distributive property states that for any real numbers a, b, and c: $a(b+c) = ab + ac$ Use the distributive property by multiplying $5$ to each term of the binomial factor to obtain: $=5(x)+5(y) \\=5x+5y$

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