Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter 5 Test - Page 337: 17


Commutative Property of Addition

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RECALL: The commutative property of addition states that for any real numbers $a$ and $b$, $a+b=b+a$ In the given expression, the $(2+5)$ on the left side of the equation was changed to $(5+2)$. Thus, the given expression made use of the commutative property of addition.
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