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 Question 99820: 7 + 8 (14-6) divided by 4 = Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 99865: PROPERTY STEPS FOR PROBLEM 40. 4(16DIVIDE BY 4 TO THE POWER OF 2) Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 99125: what is the difference between the commutative and the associative properties Click here to see answer by ktuckmason(1)

 Question 100474: How do I use the distributive property to simplify 7(2,009) Kim Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 101730: The sum of three numbers is 123. The second number is 9 less than two times the first number. The third number is 6 more than three times the first number. Find the three numbers. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 101849: what if i forgot the value of 8 times 7 how cold i use the distributive propertyto find 8 times seven Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 101931: 3x^2 + 2x^2 - 7 I think the answer is -2x^2 I am trying to Siplifying expressions Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 102086: I am a parent helping with son's homework. We struggled with 2 problems The 1st one is similar to this one. The instructions were to simplify these problems. 3(x+6) = 3(x-6) My work and answer was 3x + 18 = 3x - 18 3x + 18 = 3x Final answer = 18 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 102089: This is my 2nd question of the day. I am parent who helped son with homework last night. My 2nd question was to ask if I simplified this problem correctly? -3(x-6) = -3(x-6) My work and answer were -3x + 18 = -3x + 18 Final answer = 0 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 102343: distibute 1000 so that one part has 3 times as large as the second one and the third has the sum of the other two Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 100799: i need to know how to do this 7(r + 3) + 2(r - 2) thank you Click here to see answer by JP(22)

 Question 102604: Fm = qvBsin(theta) solve for (v) Can you divide Fm/qBsin(theta) to be left with just (v) on the right side? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 102666: Can you solve this for me? Find the values of x and y that solve the following system of equations: -7x-3y+-13 9x-4y=1 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 102693: Do you know any ways to help me understand how to simply like terms in distributive propety? EXAPLE 2^3+3^6-9^3 Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 103221: How do I use the distributative property to simplify (43)(9)? I'm not sure how to do it when both numbers are in parentheses? Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 103191: Can you tell me tell me what properties these problems are? 6*(8+c)= (8+c)*6 (a+b)*1= a+b 14xy = 14yx Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 100717: We must name the "rule" for each step of the problem. This is not from a text book. I need help!!! -2(3-x) __________________________ -2(3-1x) __________________________ -2(3+ -1x) ________________________ -2*3 + (-2)[(-1)x] ________________ -2*3 + [-2*-1]x ___________________ -6 + 2x ___________________________ 2x + -6 ___________________________ 2x-6 ______________________________ Thanks!!! Click here to see answer by BurningFlame_marc(77)

 Question 103495: how do i use the distributive property to rewrite this expression? xa + xb Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 103524: My son is having trouble with this and I don't remember how to do this. I will give you a few questions. Simplify the following expressions. Show your work. 3x-7(x+1) 7-(2x+8) 3x+5x-(x+3) Thanks Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 103582: What property is m[t+(-t)]= mt+m(-t) , m[t+(-t)]=m(-t+t), and m[t+(-t)] = [t+(-t)]m Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 103677: what is the distance between the orign and the pont representing the real number Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 103972: Factor the following into the product of two binomials by “reverse FOIL” method. Then, confirm your answer is correct by multiplying the two binomials: x2 + 8x + 7 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 103971: Factor the following expression by factoring out the greatest common factor (GCF) of each term. Then, confirm your answer is correct by multiplying out your answer using the distributive property. 15xy4 – 5x2y + 10xy Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 104315: i need help on these questions i cant find out what i have done wrong i need help on 16 which is 4x+3-2x=2x+7,18 which is 3(x+1)=2x+7 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 104363: My son is working on simplifying expressions using the distributive property as well as grouping like expressions. I remember how to do some of it, but I am stumped on how to simplify the following two equations. Your help is greatly appreciated. 5h+4c-2h+2 6g-8b+3g Click here to see answer by elima(1433)