### Home > MC1 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.2.4 > Problem 8-69

8-69.

Replace each variable with its value.

2(3) + 5

Simplify the expression.

2(3) + 5 =

6 + 5 = 11

11

Follow the steps as outlined in part (a). Remember to work within the parentheses first.

Again, you can substitute each variable for its value then simplify the expression.

Remember that *ab*

means (*a*)(*b*).

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