Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.2 The Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Laws - 1.2 Exercise Set: 40

Answer

$(7+v)+w$ $7+(w+v)$

Work Step by Step

The associative property can be used to regroup addends. $7+(v+w)=(7+v)+w$ The commutative property can be used to reorder addends. $7+(v+w)=7+(w+v)$
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