# Use the associative law of multiplication to write an equivalent expression. 5[x(2 + y)]

Use the associative law of multiplication to write an equivalent expression.

asked Sep 27, 2011

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# 5[x(2 + y)] = (5x)(2 + y)

Note that we are to use associativity of multiplication and nothing else.
Thus, do not distribute 5x into (2 + y).

answered Sep 27, 2011 by anonymous
s -3/17=0
answered Mar 4 by anonymous

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