Algebra 1

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

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Page 70: 47



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $-8+9w+(-23)$ The commutative property of addition states that changing the order of the addends does not affect the sum. We use this property to rearrange the addends: $9w+(-8)+(-23)$ We add the like terms: $9w-31$
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