Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Properties of Real Numbers - Practice: 5

Answer

x + 14

Work Step by Step

1. By the commutative property of addition: (-3 + x) + 17 = (x - 3) + 17 2. By the associative property of addition: (x - 3) + 17 = x + (-3 + 17) 3. Add: x + (-3 + 17) = x + 14
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