InsanelyChaotic
my answer is either a or b
Select the property illustrated in the statement.
3(5+x) = 15 + 3x
Identity Property for Multiplication
Inverse Property for Addition
Commutative for Addition
Distributive Property
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mathstudent55
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Identity for multiplication is a * 1 = a
This doesn't look like indentity.
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In this case, the 3 is being (BIG HINT) distributed.
aussy123
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Clue: You are 3 distributing to everything in parenthesis
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*Clue: You are distributing 3 to everything in parenthesis
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how
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You are multiplying 3 by everything in parenthesis.
3(5+x)
3(5)+3(x)
15+3x
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oh:) thank you
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No Problem!
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youre the best