anonymous
  • anonymous
Use the distributive property to simplify the following expressions.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
\[A. 4(x+2) \] \[b. -5(9+X) \]
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[C. 7(x-3)\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
there =3

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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
well, the general rule for the distributive property is A(B+C) = A*B + A*C
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
so, we start off with A) 4(x+2) = 4*x + 4*2 = 4x + 8
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
do you want to try B and C on your own now? c;
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yeah ^-^
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
give it a go, I'll guide you if you get stuck
anonymous
  • anonymous
um so with c. it is going to be...7(x-3)=7*x+7*3=7x +21?...
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
hm, not quite, remember the negative sign on 3
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
7*x + 7*(-3) = ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh. -21?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
right, 7x-21
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks ^-^ so um b is -45?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
almost, don't forget the x part
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
-5(9+x) = (-5)(9) - 5x
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay thank you for helping me :)

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