Jermaine's Solution Mildred's Solution

5 (-2 1/4) 5 (-2 1/4)

5 (-2 - 1/4) 5 (-2 - 1/4)

-10 - 1/4 - 10 - 5/4

-10 1/4 - 11 1/4

Which describes the reasoning used to determine whose solution is correct?

A. Jermaine is correct because - 10 - 1/4 equals - 10 1/4.

B. Jermaine is correct because he distributed 5 correctly.

C. Mildred is correct because she multiplied 5 by - 2 but not by - 1/4.

D. Mildred is correct because she distributed 5 correctly.

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