## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.5 Real Numbers and Their Properties; Clock Addition - Exercise Set 5.5: 38

#### Answer

commutative property of multiplication

#### Work Step by Step

The commutative property of multiplication states that for any real numbers a and b, $a \cdot b = b \cdot a$ Thus, $\sqrt{2}*{\pi} = \pi*\sqrt{2}$ Therefore, the given statement illustrates the commutative property of multiplication.

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