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Translate the following phrases into algebraic expressions. Explain, in complete sentences, the difference between the two. (3 points) twice the sum of x and y the sum of twice x and y

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  1. andriod09 Group Title
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    2(x+y) and 2(x+y), don't know if you put it twice on accident or a part of the acuall questin.

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  2. dmezzullo Group Title
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    so is tht what the answer is? for both

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  3. andriod09 Group Title
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    is it supposed to be twice or not?

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  4. dmezzullo Group Title
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    no just once

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  5. andriod09 Group Title
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    then the answer is: \[2(x+y)\]

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  6. dmezzullo Group Title
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    i got that...then i have 2x+y

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  7. andriod09 Group Title
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    no, then it would be like this: \[2(x+y)\] you would do the parenthesis first: \[2(xy)\] then you would multiply them, thus the final answer is:\[(2xy)\]

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  8. dmezzullo Group Title
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    so 2(x+y) for the first part and then (2xy) for the second part?

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  9. andriod09 Group Title
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    yes. that would work i was showing you how to accually solve something like this.

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  10. dmezzullo Group Title
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    k... then what would i do for the complete sentences?

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  11. dmezzullo Group Title
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    ?

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  12. andriod09 Group Title
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    okay, so i reread the questinon, the first one, like you said was 2xy, while twice the sum of x and y would be:2(x)+2(y)=4xy i think...

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