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  • one year ago

Simplify 8(A + 2B) + 6(2A + B).

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  1. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    distribute the 8 for (A+2B) distribute the 6 for (2A+B)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    14a + 12a?

  3. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    distribute the 8 for (A+2B) what is 8 x A what is 8 x 2B

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    8a and 14a

  5. zeesbrat3
    • one year ago
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    So the same for the second part

  6. zeesbrat3
    • one year ago
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    Wait, how did you get 14a?

  7. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    wait... 8 x a = 8a is correct what is 8 x 2B ? @audieeeuniverse

  8. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    ok what's 8 x 2 (let's get rid of the B for a bit)

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh my gosh thats embarrassing i meant 16a

  10. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    the letter should be B so we have 8A+16B

  11. UsukiDoll
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    similarly distribute the 6 for (2A+B) what's 6 x 2A what's 6 x B

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    12a and 6b

  13. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    alright so now we have 12A + 6B so we combine like terms 8A+16B+12A+6B we can also rearrange this to make it easier 8A+12A+16B+6B

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 20a + 22b?

  15. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    yes

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay thank you

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