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anonymous
 one year ago
simplify the expression
4(3x+2)5(7x+5)
anonymous
 one year ago
simplify the expression 4(3x+2)5(7x+5)

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LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2whats the 1st step? do u know?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0combine all like terms

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2how about expanding the brackets by multiplying the 4(3x+2) and 5(7x+5)

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what do u get when u expand 4(3x+2)

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2good now what do u get when u expand 5(7x+5)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right, you don't keep the addition sign.

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so we can now write the expanded problem 12x+835x25

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2now group like term and simplify

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we combine 12x35 and 825 ??

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2now add/subtract like terms we get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you. That addition sign will throw me off, so don't put it when you have a negative ?

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct its like example 4x+(1) we write 4x1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohhh I see, so I could add the addition sigh. I just need the parentheses

LynFran
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes but it simplify and more neat when we just have 1 sign instead of 2 sign eg.. 4x^2  3x 6 than 4x^2 +(3x)+(6)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You helped me a ton, thank you.
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