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Tinascott
 2 years ago
Simplify the product.
5b(6b  10)
Tinascott
 2 years ago
Simplify the product. 5b(6b  10)

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mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use the distributive property to distribute the 5b by the 6b and 10 terms. Here are two examples of the distributive property: a(b  c) = ab  ac 6(3b  8) = 18b  48

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You need to multiply 5b by 6b, and multiply 5b by  10

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15b(6b  10) = 5b*6b  5b*10 What is 5b*6b = What is 5b*10 =

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The answer will have only two terms, not three.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15b * 6b = 5 * 6 * b * b = 30b^2 5b * 10 = 5 * 10 * b = 50b 5b(6b  10) = 5b*6b  5b*10 = 30b^2  50b

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.111b = 5b + 6b. You added 5b and 6b. You need to multiply them together: 5b * 6b = 30b^2 Also, the 10 inside the parenteses must also be multiplied by 5b, so 5b * 10 = 50b 5b(6b  10) = 30b^2  50b
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