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Select the verbal phrase that corresponds with the given expression. 5(x + y) Five times the quantity x plus y The sum of x and y to the fifth power Five times x plus y x plus five times y My answer is Five times x plus y Am I right?

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    you are almost correct. The problem with your answer is that it could be interpreted differently five times x plus y could be this: \[5x + y\] or it could be this \[5(x + y)\] depending on how you read it

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    does that make sense?

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  3. samsam_9826 Group Title
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    Five times the quantity x plus y

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  4. hunterhoff Group Title
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    Yes, Should it be Five times the quantity x plus y

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  5. tjones89 Group Title
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    yes good job

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  6. hunterhoff Group Title
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    Thank you! :)

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    It acknowledges that x plus y are in brackets and they should be a 'quantity' FIRST.

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    Thanks!

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