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UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
URGENT PLEASE HELP use the distributive law to factor the following 2x+12+18y=
UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
URGENT PLEASE HELP use the distributive law to factor the following 2x+12+18y=

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zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hmm, notice that the coefficients are all `even numbers`. So they're all divisible by 2, ya?

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes I see that :)

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.012 divided by 2 6 and 18 divided by 2 9

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06 and 9 divisible by 3

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So then,\[\large\rm 2x+12+18y=2\left(x+6+9y\right)\]I'm not sure how far they want us to factor this :3 Yah let's do that I suppose, take the 3 out of the 6 and 9.

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I actually think thats how they want it but Im just having a hard time with the "laws"

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so from there we factor further right like to lowest terms

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry my question mark dosent work :XXXXXX

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The distributive law looks like this:\[\large\rm a(b+c)=ab+ac\]I guess what we're doing in this problem is apply the distributive law `in reverse`.

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yah let's try that. We'll take a 3 out of each of these blue terms. \[\large\rm 2\left(x+\color{royalblue}{6+9y}\right)=2\left(x+\color{royalblue}{3(2+3y)}\right)\]I divided 3 out of 6 to be left with a 2, and took a 3 out of 9 to be left with 3. ya?

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think that's all they wanted us to do :) lol weird problem.

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0writing this down thank you so much

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1mmm that sparkly cookie looks delicious :D wait wait.. where did that come from :O GASP

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Its a unicorn poop cookie

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know Ive been meaning to make some all these years since ive been on here lol

UnicornPoopCookies
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0never have..

zepdrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(\large \color{green}{(● ﹏☉)}\) ew
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