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anonymous
 one year ago
A student attempted to generate an equivalent expression using the distributive property, as shown below:
2(x + 5) = 2x + 5
What was the mistake made?
2 was not multiplied by x
2 was not multiplied by 5
Incorrect sign was used for the first term
Incorrect sign was used for the second term
anonymous
 one year ago
A student attempted to generate an equivalent expression using the distributive property, as shown below: 2(x + 5) = 2x + 5 What was the mistake made? 2 was not multiplied by x 2 was not multiplied by 5 Incorrect sign was used for the first term Incorrect sign was used for the second term

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 wasn't multiplied by 5

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1435855068076:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you distribute the 2 over the x and the + 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the student had done it correctly, then the outcome would be 2x+10 because you have to multiply everything inside the parenthesis by 2.
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