### Home > INT3 > Chapter 12 > Lesson 12.1.1 > Problem 12-16

12-16.

Simplify each expression in parts (a) through (c) below. Then complete part (d). Homework Help ✎

*xy**ab*2

*x*What expression would go in the box to make the equation

= 2 *y*+ 7*x*true?

Distribute the *xy* to both terms in the parentheses ( ).

Then simplify.

2*b* + 4*a*^{2}

See the previous parts of this problem for clues.