# Chapter R - Section R.1 - Basic Concepts - R.1 Exercises: 96

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#### Work Step by Step

We are given the statement $8+7\leq3\times5$. $8+7=15$ $3\times5=15$ Therefore, the statement is equivalent to $15\leq15$, which states that 15 has a value that is less than or equal to 15. Since, the numbers are the same, they have an equal value. The statement is true.

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