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Evaluate 1x when x is equal to negative 1, x is equal to 0, and x is equal to 1. So let's do the scenario x is equal to negative 1. Then 1x becomes 1 times x, which is now negative 1. So it's 1 times negative 1. Well, there's a couple of ways to think about it. 1 times anything is going to be that anything. So 1 times negative 1 is going to be equal to negative 1. Another way you could have thought about it is you could've just looked at the absolute value of both numbers. You'd say 1 times 1 is 1. They have different signs. So it's going to be negative. It would have gotten you the same answer either way. Now we have the scenario where x is equal to 0. So 1 times x is going to be the same thing as 1 times 0. We've substituted a 0 for x. Once again, 1 times anything is going to become that anything. So this is going to become 0. Another way to think about it is 0 times anything is going to become 0. So either one of those ways of thinking about it would have gotten you this answer. 1 times-- actually, we could even write 1 times x is equal to x. So really, when you evaluate any of these at x is equal to negative 1, or x is equal to 0, or x equals 1, it's really just going to equal that number because 1 times anything is equal to that anything right over there. Just to make it clear, 0 times anything is equal to-- and this x here is a variable not a multiplication sign-- 0 times anything is equal to 0. Just for good measure-- we kind of already went over the answer-- but let's try x is equal to 1. So this will give us 1 times 1, which you've probably learned a while ago. But 1 times anything is equal to that number. So it's equal to 1.