   Chapter 1.2, Problem 98E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 98-102, determine whether the statement is true or false. If it is tine, explain why it is tine. If it is false, give an example to show why it is false.98. a b + c = a b + a c

To determine

To check: Whether the given statement is true or false.

Explanation

Given:

ab+c=ab+ac (1)

Calculation:

Take left hand side of the equation (1) and substitute 2 for a, 3 for b and 5 for c to verify the statement.

ab+c=23+5=28

Take right hand side of the equation (1) and substitute 2 for a, 3 for b and 5 for c to verify the statement.

ab+ac=23+25=25+2315

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