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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?
 one year ago
 one year 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?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
does that make sense?
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samsam_9826Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Five times the quantity x plus y
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hunterhoffBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, Should it be Five times the quantity x plus y
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samsam_9826Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It acknowledges that x plus y are in brackets and they should be a 'quantity' FIRST.
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