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: 41


The expressions are equal.

Work Step by Step

We start with order of operations. 1-1 is in parenthesis, so we consider it first. 1-1=0. This leaves us with the expression m times 0. The Zero Property of Multiplication states that anything times 0 is 0. Thus, m times 0 is 0, making the two expressions equal.
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