College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.1: 147

Answer

The statement does not make sense. The given statement is flipped around. The commutative property actually changes the order in which things are done, while the associative property changes groupings.

Work Step by Step

The statement does not make sense. The given statement is flipped around. The commutative property actually changes the order in which things are done, while the associative property changes groupings.
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