Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 27: 36



Work Step by Step

The following expression is incorrect. $(5\times11) +9 \ne 5\times(9+11)$ When evaluating, we can see that the left side of the equation yields 64 while the right side yields 25. 25 does not equal 64, therefore making the statement false.
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