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 Question 535204: 1. rewrite this expression using a distributive property 6x-6y 2. 1/3n+2/5n Click here to see answer by zoomkaboom4(62)

 Question 533181: the distributive property, multiply 12(u+v)= is this the way it should look? not sure (12+u)*(12v)(12u)*(12v)= Click here to see answer by zoomkaboom4(62)

 Question 537265: Carly deposited \$800 in an account for 4 years at 3.5% interest. How much money did she earn? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 537269: Find the amount of interest when p = \$1500, r = 8% and t = 3 years. Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 536288: Use the intercepts to grapg the equation. x + 4y = 8 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 540327: I am trying to solve the equation 8=3y-5 but don't know how to solve it. I have tried addition principle. I have also tried shifting to the left and changing signs. I can not get it to make sense. Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 540959: which the expressions are equivalent to the one below: (choose all that apply) 10•(3+4) ○ (3+4)•10 ○ 10•(4+4) ○ (10•3)+4 ○ 107+10•4 Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 541115: Really need help with these. Can someone show me how to break these problems down and slove step by step. Thank you! I THINK 1,2, AND 3 ARE FOIL METHOD, AM NOT SURE 1) 1X (2X+3) 2) 0X (2X+5) 3) 0:(2X+3) 4) 16:0 5) FIND THE SLOPE OF THE EQUATION: 4Y= 4X+4 6) fIND THE SLOPE OF THE EQUATION: X+Y=7 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 542180: Ok, I am not very good at math and I need some help with this question. m/5=14 I am pretty sure that m=70, because you would multiply 5x14 and that answer is 70. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 542372: I get a little confused with these, I cant figure it out. -88=-8y Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9687)
 Question 542372: I get a little confused with these, I cant figure it out. -88=-8y Click here to see answer by Atomicbubbles(1)

 Question 542377: How do I solve this equation? -3=12y-5(2y-7) I tried to solve it. But my teacher said i got it wrong. Here is how I tried to worked it out. -3=12y-5(2y-7) Original problem -3=12y-10y-35 Multiplied 2y and 7 by 5 32=12y-10y Added 35 to both sides 32=2y Combined like terms 16=y Divided both sides by 2 So what did I do wrong? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 542377: How do I solve this equation? -3=12y-5(2y-7) I tried to solve it. But my teacher said i got it wrong. Here is how I tried to worked it out. -3=12y-5(2y-7) Original problem -3=12y-10y-35 Multiplied 2y and 7 by 5 32=12y-10y Added 35 to both sides 32=2y Combined like terms 16=y Divided both sides by 2 So what did I do wrong? Click here to see answer by friesr(113)

 Question 544329: find four consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first three exceeds the fourth by 18. Click here to see answer by stallingsc(1)
 Question 544329: find four consecutive odd integers such that the sum of the first three exceeds the fourth by 18. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 544317: which would this be ? Communitive ,Assositive , Distribuation ,or Substitution ? y+[-8y+(-4z)]=[y+(-8y)]+(-4z) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 546103: Hi , My Name Is Rakiya I need help with my math homework please. I am working o Factoring Trinomials 2x( to the 2nd power)+9+7 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 549326: Here is the question: (3-z) (-8) "use a distributive property to rewrite the expression" Please show me a similar problem so I can figure out this one on my own. Thanks! Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 549799: Which property is illustrated -3(x – 4) = -3x + 12 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 549791: iam working on my algebra credit recovery packet and i have searched the web but i cant find two examples for each o the following a commutative distributve and associative problem if you can please help me with those three i would really appreicate it and if its not too much to ask the definiton for them Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 550101: CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME AND SHOW ME HOW TO WORK OUT THESE PROBLEMS. I DID THEM ON MY OWN AND MY PROFESSOR SAID MY ANSWERS WAS WRONG TWICE AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT I AM DOING WRONG. THANKS ALOT. SOLVE SYSTEM OF EQUATIONS: 1) 2A-B= -9 + 3A+B= -6 SOLVE FOR X 2)3X+2=5X-8 FIND THE VALUE OF M 3) 1/3M-5>2M-15 SOLVE THIS EQUATION 4) 3/5N-5=5N+39 WHAT IS THE "Y" INTERCEPT FOR THE LINE OF THE EQUATION: 5) 6X+3Y=9 Click here to see answer by mathstutor458(57)

 Question 550171: A small publishing company is planning to publish a new book. The production costs will include one-time fixed costs (such as editing) and variable costs (such as printing). The one-time fixed costs will total \$38,720 . The variable costs will be \$11.50 per book. The publisher will sell the finished product to bookstores at a price of \$19.50 per book. How many books must the publisher produce and sell so that the production costs will equal the money from sales? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 550253: use the associative property of multiplication to write an equivalent express 9(ab) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)