Originally Posted by AniMeFaN
actually i misunderstood nothing, go back and read. i said you are wrong because you cant treat it as a denominator if its not 1 term. with out the brackets you gave it its not 1 term and cant be the denominator
What - have you not taken factoring? Replace 2 with X
It's one term because it's connected to the bracket which MUST be dealt with first. The question you are after is do you drop the brackets once you add. I would say no, again, based on what I was taught.
2(9+3) or 2(12) is still one term and can be treated as such.
In any case, I'm convinced you're just trolling now.
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