Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Cumulative Review: 7


Associative property of addition

Work Step by Step

The associative property of addition states that the way we group or add several numbers does not change their sum. Since the sum of both sides of the expression $(x+7)+9$=$x+(7+9$) is $x+16$, the property illustrated here is the 'Associative property of addition'.
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