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: 42

Answer

$(x\times3)y$ $(3y)x$

Work Step by Step

The associative property can be used to regroup factors.. $x(3y)=(x\times3)y$ The commutative property can be used to reorder factors.. $x(3y)=(3y)x$
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