Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 39: 46


$9.2\times(x\times y)$

Work Step by Step

The associative property of multiplication holds that $(a\times b)\times c=a\times(b\times c)$. In this example, we can set $(a\times b)\times c=(9.2\times x)\times y$. Therefore, $a=9.2$, $b=x$, and $c=y$, so an equivalent expression would be $a\times(b\times c)=9.2\times(x\times y)$.
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