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anonymous

  • one year ago

(x + 3) + 2x = 42 3x + 3 = 42 How did the first step get to the second one using the distribution property?

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    multiplied by 1 \(\bf{1*(x+3)+2x=42\\1x+3+2x=42\\3x+3=42}\)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I see! Thank you! What threw me off was the book answer didn't count "Combine Like Terms" as one of the steps. Thank you!

  3. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yw ^_^

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