## Algebra 1

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# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 27: 41

#### Answer

Yes, the expressions are equivalent.

#### Work Step by Step

Let us simplify the first expression, $m(1-1)$, using the order of operations: First, we simplify inside the parentheses: $m(0)$ The zero property of multiplication states that the product of any real number and $0$ is $0$. Next, we multiply using this property: $0$ Since the other expression given is $0$, the two expressions are equivalent.

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