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: 43


They are equal.

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, we are able to determine whether (3+7) + m is equal to m +10. (3+7) + m = m +10. The first thing you want to do to to the equation is to add the 3 and 7 together inside the parenthesis. This gives: m+10 = m+10. We see that the two expressions are equal.
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