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: 39

Answer

identity property of multiplication

Work Step by Step

The identity property of multiplication states that for any real number, $a$, $a(1) = a$ Thus, $\sqrt{17} \cdot 1 =\sqrt{17}$ Therefore, the given statement illustrates the identity property of multiplication.
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