Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.1 - Numerical and Algebraic Expressions - Concept Quiz 1.1 - Page 6: 2



Work Step by Step

All three of the given notations appropriately show the multiplication of $a$ and $b$. Both a dot and parentheses can be used to show multiplication, so $a\cdot b$, $a(b)$ and $(a)b$ express the product of $a$ and $b$.
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