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 - 1.5 - Use of Properties - Problem Set 1.5 - Page 33: 19



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $(4)(-16)(-9)(-25)$ We use the commutative property of multiplication to rearrange the numbers: $(4)(-25)(-16)(-9)$ We multiply from left to right: $(-100)(-16)(-9)=(1600)(-9)=-14,400$
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