Write an expression that is equivalent to 2.5x + ( 5y) -2.5 Question Write an expression that is equivalent to 2.5x + ( 5y) -2.5 in progress 0 Math Madelyn 3 days 2021-09-13T13:32:28+00:00 2021-09-13T13:32:28+00:00 1 Answer 0

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Answer:2.5(x + 2y – 1).Step-by-step explanation:2.5x + ( 5y) -2.5

2.5x + 5y – 2.5 (we can just remove the parentheses without changing the value of the expression)

Each coefficient is divisible by 2.5 so by the distributive law:

2.5x + 5y – 2.5

= 2.5(x + 2y – 1).