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rareangel1112

  • 2 years ago

Use the distributive property to simplify the expression below: The quantity of negative 5 times x minus 10 all divided by negative 5

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  1. skullpatrol
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    any ideas?

  2. rareangel1112
    • 2 years ago
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    none whatsoever thats y im asking you

  3. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    Do you know what the distributive property is?

  4. skullpatrol
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    |dw:1355969612511:dw|

  5. skullpatrol
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    Any questions so far?

  6. rareangel1112
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    nope

  7. skullpatrol
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    What would you do next?

  8. rareangel1112
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    divide the negative 5x by -5?

  9. skullpatrol
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    Distributive property of multiplication with respect to subtraction: a(b - c) = ab - ac

  10. skullpatrol
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    @rareangel1112 what about the 10?

  11. rareangel1112
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    is the answer x-10

  12. skullpatrol
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    No.

  13. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    Do you want to learn how to do this?

  14. skullpatrol
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    or guess?

  15. rareangel1112
    • 2 years ago
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    oh wait i got it x-2

  16. rareangel1112
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    i think im right because used the formula

  17. skullpatrol
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    x + 2 is the answer.

  18. rareangel1112
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    how did u get that?

  19. skullpatrol
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    |dw:1355970836613:dw|

  20. rareangel1112
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    okay im following'

  21. rareangel1112
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    |dw:1355971023740:dw|

  22. skullpatrol
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    Distributive property of multiplication with respect to subtraction: a(b - c) = ab - ac

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