Sketch each collection of tiles below. Name the collection using a simpler algebraic expression, if possible. If it is not possible to simplify the expression, explain why not. 4-113 HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎
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Six plus four times a number, plus four minus four times the number.
Use the tiles drawn for you.
Since there are
positive -tiles and negative -tiles, there are no -tiles left.
Then you combine the remaining unit tiles.
Three groups of a number plus two.
The tiles are drawn for you. Can you simplify the expression?
Take a look at this expression. Are there any terms you can combine? Remember, you can only combine terms which share the exact same variable.
Draw a picture to help you simplify this expression.
Use parts (b) and (c) as guides.