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: 48

Answer

$ 18x$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers a, b, and c: $ac + bc = (a+b)c$ Use the rule above to obtain: $5x+13x \\= (5+13)x \\= 18x$
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