Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.2 The Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Laws - 1.2 Exercise Set: 2

Answer

commutative

Work Step by Step

Commutative has the root "commute" which means direction. The commutative property states that no matter the order of a multiplication problem, the answer will stay the same. For example: $ab=ba$
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