Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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

Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 17: 76


Distributive property of multiplication over addition

Work Step by Step

The distributive property states that $a \times (b+c)=a \times b+a \times c$ for all real numbers $a$, $b$, and $c$. In this problem, the 11 outside of the parentheses gets distributed to each of the terms inside.
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