# Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.5 - Use of Properties - Problem Set 1.5 - Page 33: 5

Commutative property of multiplication

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The commutative property of multiplication states that for any real numbers $a$ and $b$: $a(b) = b(a)$ The given statement is justified by the commutative property of multiplication.

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