#1**+5 **

We have to start by adding x+1, but theres a problem here. We can't add x+1, becuase we don't know what x is. So, what we have to do is use the **distributive property**. This property says that if you can't add two numbers in parentheses, you can multiply both numbers by the number before the parentheses.

So, this is how you would solve this:

NinjaDevo
Aug 28, 2014

#1**+5 **

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We have to start by adding x+1, but theres a problem here. We can't add x+1, becuase we don't know what x is. So, what we have to do is use the **distributive property**. This property says that if you can't add two numbers in parentheses, you can multiply both numbers by the number before the parentheses.

So, this is how you would solve this:

NinjaDevo
Aug 28, 2014