(a)The operation @ and * are defined real numbers as follows :
a*b = a+b+ab
a@b=ab+1
For each operation , determine if @ is distributive on * .
how can this be done ? Thanks for any help .
Hello, mathaddict!
The operation @ and * are defined real numbers as follows :
. . . (Add the two and add their product)
. . . (Multiply the two and add 1)
Determine if @ is distributive on *.
If @ is distributive on *, then: . . . . Is this true?
On the left:
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On the right:
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They are not equal . . . @ is not distributive on *.