College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 62

Answer

No, there is no associative property for subtraction.

Work Step by Step

There is no associative property for subtraction, because (5 - 4) - 1 = 0, and 5 - (4 - 1) = 2, and 0 $\ne$ 2.
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