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# 5(a + b) how do I convert

katiehmorton
Mathematics
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5(a + b) how do I convert

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Jaleigha9

5(a+b) This is distributive property. First do 5×a and then 5×b. 5×a=5a and 5×b=5b. The answer will be 5a + 5b

Apr 19, 2002 01:43

Multiply each term on the inside by the term on the outside (distributive property) so it 5a + 5b