Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Review Exercises - Page 142: 15


The distributive property

Work Step by Step

The distributive property tells us that any expression in the form $a(b+c)$ is equivalent to $ab+ac$. Replacing $a$ and $c$ with $\sqrt 3$ and $b$ with $\sqrt 5$, we see that this property is illustrated in the given equation.
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