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elcna

  • one year ago

Help please? The epression (3*x)*5 is evaluated at x=-1/5, the associative property of multiplication is applied, and one multiplication is done. Which is the result? A. (-3/5)*5 B. 3*(-1) C. 5*(-3/5) D. -3*(1)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what do those asterisks mean?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it multiplication ?

  3. elcna
    • one year ago
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    Yes, the stars mean multiplication @satellite73

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok if you replace \(x\) by \(-\frac{1}{5}\) you get \[3\times \left(-\frac{1}{5}\right)\times 5\]

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    if you multiply the last two terms first, this is the same as \[3\times (-1)\]

  6. elcna
    • one year ago
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    Thank you!! @satellite73

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yw

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