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  • one year ago

Simplify: a(x + y) - a(x - y) Question 3 options: 2ax 2ay ax+ay 2ax-2ay

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    im really bad need help!

  2. freckles
    • one year ago
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    here you don't have like terms I suggest distributing then combining like terms

  3. freckles
    • one year ago
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    and what I mean by you don't have like terms is that x+y is not the same as x-y both terms have different variable parts as is

  4. freckles
    • one year ago
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    use the rule I mentioned on your earlier post

  5. freckles
    • one year ago
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    a(b+c)=ab+ac

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    freckles?

  7. anonymous
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    will u please give me the answer.. D: i will fan and medal

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid please help me

  9. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    hint: A(B+C) = A*B + A*C a(x+y) = ????

  10. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    \[a(x+y) - a(x-y) \implies ax +ay -ax +ay\] combine the like terms

  11. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    like terms are the variables that are raised to the same power

  12. OregonDuck
    • one year ago
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    after combining like terms you get d 2ax-2ay

  13. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    \[ax + ay - ax + ay\] \[(ax - ax) \implies ? \] \[(ay + ay) \implies ? \]

  14. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    did you find your answer?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is the answer c @calculusxy

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