Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 57

Answer

(b+c)a = ba + ca

Work Step by Step

(b + c)a = a(b+c) Using the distributive property; a(b+c) = ab + ac Using the commutative property; ab + ac = ba + ca Therefore, (b+c) a = ba + ca
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