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  • 2 years ago

Use the distributive property to simplify: 5(3x - 2)

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  1. lexi503
    • 2 years ago
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    15x-10 :D

  2. hba
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    @lexi503 Giving direct answers is not allowed -_-

  3. Carter15
    • 2 years ago
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    you need to multiply teverythink in the parentheses by what is outside the parentheses

  4. lexi503
    • 2 years ago
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    well...it helped diddnt it..?

  5. lexi503
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    doesnt he still have 2 solve 4 x..?

  6. hba
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    @lexi503 I think you should read the question.

  7. lexi503
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    oh.. well then yea i did it right...:P

  8. slaaibak
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    hba, to be honest, not much more can be said about this. the answer should be enough to be able to figure out the logic behind it.

  9. hba
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    @lexi503 @slaaibak Giving direct answers is not allowed.Please read the CoC-http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct.

  10. slaaibak
    • 2 years ago
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    if you stick to a manual your whole life, I wish you good luck. Rules are there as guidelines. If this was a question about calculating the integral of e^-x^2 then sure, the rule is valid, but this is pretty straightforward.

  11. hba
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    As a rule of thumb, we would prefer the askers to participate in the solution process instead of having the answerers doing all the work. thats not really our concern; we are aimed at being a study site, not a free answering service. We would rather promote learning the material as opposed to just handing over answers. This social contract is aimed at curbing people from using the site to cheat with ...

  12. lexi503
    • 2 years ago
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    i thought we were just supposed 2 help pple.. im pretty sure i did that..

  13. hba
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    There was no learning involved lexi @lexi503

  14. slaaibak
    • 2 years ago
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    That's debatable. If I see an answer, I can usually deduce the method used. So that is still learning.

  15. lexi503
    • 2 years ago
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    yea i do that to..:P

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