Chapter A.1, Problem 15E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# Use the Distributive Axiom to simplify each expression: a) 5 ( 6 + 7 ) c) 1 2 ( 7 + 11 ) b) 4 ( 7 − 3 ) d) 5 x + 3 x

To determine

a)

To find:

The simplified form of the given expression using Distributive Axiom.

Explanation

According to Distributive Axiom, a (b + c) = ab + ac

Calculation:

Consider, 5(6+7)

Apply Distributive Axiom in 5(6+7)

5(6+</

To determine

b)

To find:

The simplified form of the given expression using Distributive Axiom.

To determine

c)

To find:

The simplified form of the given expression using Distributive Axiom.

To determine

d)

To find:

The simplified form of the given expression using Distributive Axiom.

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