Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers - 1.4 Exercises: 1

Answer

In a chain multiplication, if you multiply by the largest number first, rather than the smallest number first, the product will always be SAME.

Work Step by Step

In a chain multiplication, if you multiply by the largest number first, rather than the smallest number first, the product will always be SAME. FOR Example: 6 * 8 = 48 (In this example we are multiplying smallest number first, rather than the largest number first) & 8 * 6 = 48 (In this example we are multiplying largest number first, rather than the smallest number first) In both the cases answer remains same.
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