can the distributive property be used to rewrite 7 x(10-5)

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can the distributive property be used to rewrite 7 x(10-5)

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Bella 4 days 2021-10-09T18:47:17+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-10-09T18:48:17+00:00

    No the distributive property can‘t be used due to that 7x can‘t be distributed to 10 and 5 if there was a constant u can use distributive property.

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    2021-10-09T18:48:30+00:00

    Yes a(b+c)=ab+ac can be used here.

    7(10+(-5))=\boxed{7\cdot10-7\cdot5}=70-35=\boxed{35}

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