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zacefronfan9

  • 2 years ago

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  1. zacefronfan9
    • 2 years ago
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    Jean wrote the following steps to simplify the expression (3x – 4y – x). Step 1: 3x – x – 4y; using commutative property of addition Step 2: 3x – (x – 4y); using associative property of addition Step 3: 3x − (1 – 4)y; using distributive property of addition Step 4: 3x − (−3)y; simplifying Which step was incorrect, and what should be the correct step that Jean should use? Step 1 was incorrect. Correct step: 3x – x + 4y; using commutative property of addition Step 2 was incorrect. Correct step: 3x + x – 4y; using associative property of addition Step 1 was incorrect. Correct step: 3x – 4y + x; using commutative property of addition Step 2 was incorrect. Correct step: (3x – x) – 4y; using associative property of addition

  2. sugargurl
    • 2 years ago
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    step 2 is incorrect due to the last reason...

  3. terenzreignz
    • 2 years ago
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    I see nothing wrong with step 1

  4. zacefronfan9
    • 2 years ago
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    So sugargurl are you saying it is the last one?

  5. sugargurl
    • 2 years ago
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    yes..

  6. tishara429
    • 2 years ago
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    step 3

  7. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes it is the last one. What part of sugargurl's answer do you not understand?

  8. zacefronfan9
    • 2 years ago
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    I read it weird.. lol

  9. sugargurl
    • 2 years ago
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    hahaha..but thats correct unfortunately..:p

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