Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area - Exercise Set: 93

Answer

a) $3+3+3+3+3$ b) $3\cdot 5 = 3+3+3+3+3 = 5+5+5$

Work Step by Step

a) Repeated addition is multiplication. $3 \cdot 5$ means adding $3$ five times. b)$3\cdot 5 = 5\cdot 3$ so $3\cdot 5$ can also be written as $5+5+5$
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