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  • one year ago

11x + 18y + 5(2x – 3y) – 6 Given 1) 11x + 18y + 5x – 3y – 6 Distributive Property 2) 11x + 5x + 18y – 3y – 6 Associative Property of Addition 3) 16x + 15y – 6 Combine Like Terms Could you please tell me what the error is?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    explanation please

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @OregonDuck

  3. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    the distributive property was applied incorrectly 5(2x-3y) =/= 5x - 3y

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    anything else?

  6. anonymous
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    there is supposed to be 2

  7. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    hm, that's odd, I don't see any others. maybe I'm overlooking something obvious

  8. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    the 2 errors are in the same line... involving distributing

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