Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.5 Real Numbers and Their Properties; Clock Addition - Exercise Set 5.5: 14

Answer

$\sqrt5$

Work Step by Step

The commutative property states that for any real numbers a, and b: $a \cdot b = b \cdot a$ Thus, apply the commutative property to the given problem to find: $\sqrt{5} \cdot 4 = 4 \cdot \sqrt5$
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