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: 62



Work Step by Step

The multiplication property of zero holds that $a\times0=0\times a=0$, where a is a real number. In other words, the property tells us that the product of a real number and 0 will be 0. In this example, we can set $0\times a=0\times(-5.4)$, where $a=-5.4$. Therefore, the other side of this equation is 0.
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