   Chapter A.2, Problem 6E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

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

In Exercises 1 to 6, simplify by combining similar terms. 3 ( 2 x + 5 ) − 2 ( 3 x − 1 )

To determine

To simplify:

3(2x+5)2(3x1)

Explanation

Forms of the Distributive Axiom:

The Distributive Axiom distributes multiplication over addition:

a(b+c)=ab+acab+ac=a(b+c)

The Distributive Axiom distributes multiplication over subtraction:

a(bc)=abacabac=a(bc)

Calculation:

Given: 3(2x+5)2(3x1)

Now we have to simplify by combining similar terms.

By expanding the two brackets, we have to multiply every element of them by the number standing before the brackets.

Applythedistributivelaw:a(b+c)=ab+ac

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