Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 110

Answer

Subtraction is not associative; the order of subtraction matters.

Work Step by Step

$12-(5-3)$ $12-2$ $10$ $(12-5)-3$ $7-3$ $4$ Subtraction is not associative; the order of subtraction matters.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.