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 Question 653718: 2 questions: What property is: 1*(3+7)=(1*3)+(1*7), I say distributive and Which expression is equal to "THREE TIMES LESS THAN A NUMBER MULTIPLIED BY SIX"? I say 6x-3 Thanks Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(3721)

 Question 743255: Henry wrote the following steps to solve an inequality. 5x-2<3x+6 Step 1: 2x-2<6 Step 2: 2x<8 Step 3: x<4 a> multiplication property of inequality b> addition property of inequality c> associative property of addition d> distributive property Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(3721)

 Question 770863: when using the distributive property,if we have subtraction sign do we subtract or add? Ex: 4(x-5) plz help me,thanku Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 770896: I need to graph the inequality on the number line -8< y<-4 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 770894: I need to know how to find out how to do a commutative property to complete the statement 3x+17 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 639219: I am on the idea of proofs. The given would be ac=bc. So what would (ac) 1/c = (bc) 1/c be? In terms of properites. Click here to see answer by tommyt3rd(3721)

 Question 772026: I need step by step instructions to solve this problem. 2x-3(5x^2+2x-6)-(2x^2+8x-1) I tried solving using foil and vertical. Please help me solve this asap :) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 773514: hi, please help me, i really want to study algebra but i don't know which part or where to start. i really don't know the basics. it seems so hard for me to deal with college algebra because i just graduated secondary education via placement test. please help me. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 774107: I really need help with this problem on my algebra 1-2 Homework. It is asking me to tell the 4 steps of doing this problem: -13x-4+3x=14-x Can you please help me?? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 774177: what property would 5 + (-5) = 0 be? i dont understand this question Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 775073: I have to do 7(16/4^2) ((7 times 16 divided by 4 to the power of 2))I have to evalute the equation and put the property . Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 775218: 48 DECREASED BY A NUMBER IS THE SAME AS THE DIFFERENCE OF FOUR TIME THE NUMBER AND SEVEN Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 775563: 8(1/4x-2)-3x. I haven't been in college for over twenty years and I'm stuck on this. Plz help me understand with steps to show me how to work it out on my own next time. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 776981: Solve and identify the property shown : The formula for the area of a triangle is A = bh/2, where b is the base and h is altitude. Solve the formula for b. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 777682: Help solve z/2+ 8 = 9 - z/2 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 778051: I don't really know which it belongs to but I need help to rewrite this expression: 6+90 using this form a*(b+15) Click here to see answer by rothauserc(643)
 Question 778051: I don't really know which it belongs to but I need help to rewrite this expression: 6+90 using this form a*(b+15) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 778214: What is the answer to -(e+7)-5e+6 when distributing a negative the answer I got was -4e -1 and I'm not sure if it is right Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 778206: There are 46 legs on animals at the zoo. There are two more animals with 2 legs than animals with 4 legs. How many animals have 2 legs and how many have 4 legs. I know the answer is 9 animals with 2 legs and 7 animals with 4 legs but how do I write and equation to solve this. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)
 Question 778206: There are 46 legs on animals at the zoo. There are two more animals with 2 legs than animals with 4 legs. How many animals have 2 legs and how many have 4 legs. I know the answer is 9 animals with 2 legs and 7 animals with 4 legs but how do I write and equation to solve this. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 778263: What is answer to 6 -(4-a)-2a which is a distributing negative question and the answer I got was 2 -4a but I'm not sure it is right Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 778883: Rewrite the expression using the Distributive property 7X 5 Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 779868: I have to simplify the expression I need to be explained this I am confused 5(3x-2y)-5(4x+y) ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)