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: 88

Answer

commutative distributive associative

Work Step by Step

The commutative property allows you to change the order of the factors. The distributive allows you to replace multiplication by a sum with multiplication of each of the addends, followed by a sum of those products. The associative property allows you to swap the order of the addends.
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