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 - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 44: 77


The Commutative Property of Multiplication

Work Step by Step

The Commutative Property of Multiplication states that the order in which two things are multiplied does not matter. This is shown in this example, for the problem simply switches the order in which 13 and -11 are multiplied and then states that the two quantities are equal, which is true because of the Commutative Property of Multiplication.
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