Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter 5 Test - Page 337: 18


Distributive Property

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RECALL: The distributive property states that for any real numbers $a, b, $ and $c$, $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ Note that in the given expression, $6$ was distributed to each number inside the parentheses. Thus, the given expression illustrates the distributive property.
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