#### Answer

False

#### Work Step by Step

In algebra, variables placed beside each other with no separation are indicative of multiplication. Therefore, the expression $ab$ is actually the product of $a$ and $b$, or $a$ multiplied by $b$.

Published by
Cengage Learning

ISBN 10:
1285194055

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-405-9

False

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