Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises - Page 336: 88


Commutative Property of Addition

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The commutative property of addition states that for any real numbers $a$ and $b$, $a + b = b + a$ Although there are parentheses, the given expression is in the same form as the one given above. Thus, the given expression illustrates the commutative property of addition.
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