Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises - Page 10: 11


Commutative Property of Addition

Work Step by Step

3+7 = 7+3 The Commutative Property states that when adding (or multiplying) numbers, order does not matter. Since adding is occurring in the problem, we state that the answer is The Commutative Property of Addition. Both sides equal to 10 so the property is true. a+b = b + a
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