## anonymous one year ago How many terms are in the expression -2(a + b + c) ? [A-SSE.1.a] A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4

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1. pooja195

-2(a + b + c) when you distribute you get: -2a -2b -2c how many terms are there?

2. anonymous

3

3. zzr0ck3r

I would say one. I don't think we are to distribute. Else we would say $$7x$$ is seven terms because $7x=x+x+x+x+x+x+x$

4. pooja195

Im thinking 3 :/ i think we are supposed to distribute .-.

5. zzr0ck3r

how many terms in $$7x$$?

6. pooja195

Thats one but i think they want us to distribute.

7. pooja195

$$\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}$$ @pooja195 -2(a + b + c) when you distribute you get: -2a -2b -2c how many terms are there? $$\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}$$ 3

8. zzr0ck3r

lol I understand that is what you are thinking...