## Jamie says that the expression 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are not equivalent because one expression has a term that is subtracted and the other does

Jamie says that the expression 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are not equivalent because one expression has a term that is subtracted and the other does not.

1. What is Jamie’s claim?

A. the expressions 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are subtracted.

B.the expressions 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are opposites.

C.the expressions 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are equivalent.

D.the expressions 6x-2x+4 and 4(x+1) are not equivalent

2. What property should be applied to the expression 4(x+1) to test Jamie’s claim?

A. distributive property

B. associative property of addition

C. identity property

D. multiplication property of equality

3. What should be done to the expression 6x-2x+4 to test Jamie’s claim?

A.Find a common factor

B.Combine like terms

C.Reorder the terms

D.Multiply by 4

## Answers ( )

Answer:1. D 2. A 3. Distribute the four in 4(x+1)

Step-by-step explanation:1. It says that Jamie is saying that they are “not equivalent”.

2. You have to use the distributive property to distribute the 4 to x and to the 1.

3. After distributing, compare the two expressions and now see if they are equivalent or not.