Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 108

Answer

$(-10 \cdot 5)x$

Work Step by Step

For any real numbers a, b, and c: (i) Associative Property of Multiplication: $(ab)c=a(bc)$ Thus, using the associative property, an expression equivalent to the given expression is: $(-10 \cdot 5)x$
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