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hunterhoff

  • 3 years ago

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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  1. tjones89
    • 3 years ago
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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

  2. tjones89
    • 3 years ago
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    does that make sense?

  3. samsam_9826
    • 3 years ago
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    Five times the quantity x plus y

  4. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes, Should it be Five times the quantity x plus y

  5. tjones89
    • 3 years ago
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    yes good job

  6. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you! :)

  7. samsam_9826
    • 3 years ago
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    It acknowledges that x plus y are in brackets and they should be a 'quantity' FIRST.

  8. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks!

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