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: 100



Work Step by Step

We are given the statement $4+8y=4y+8$, which is an incorrect application of the commutative property of addition. The commutative property of addition holds that $a+b=b+a$. In this example, $a=4$ and $b=8y$, so the statement should be $4+8y=8y+4$
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