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How do I use the distributive property to write (e+f)(-5) as an equivalent algebraic expression?

  • algebra -

    just think of the way you do it with numbers

    5(2+3) = 5*2 + 5*3 = 10 + 15 = 25

    (e+f)(-5) = e(-5) + f(-5) = -5e -5f

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    n+2x10 when n=5

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