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zacefronfan9
 2 years ago
HELP ME!!!! X(
zacefronfan9
 2 years ago
HELP ME!!!! X(

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zacefronfan9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Jean 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

sugargurl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0step 2 is incorrect due to the last reason...

terenzreignz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see nothing wrong with step 1

zacefronfan9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So sugargurl are you saying it is the last one?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it is the last one. What part of sugargurl's answer do you not understand?

zacefronfan9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I read it weird.. lol

sugargurl
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahaha..but thats correct unfortunately..:p
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