### Home > CCA2 > Chapter 3 > Lesson 3.1.1 > Problem 3-5

3-5.

For each of the following expressions, find at least three equivalent expressions. Which do you consider to be the simplest?

Rewrite showing

as a product. Multiply using a generic rectangle.

Simplify the expression.

Simplest Expression:

Start by writing the expression in the long form.

Regroup using the Associative and Commutative properties of multiplication.