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samtab
 2 years ago
Which property would allow you to use mental computation to simplify the problem 27 + 15 + 3 + 5?
a,commutative property of addition
b,distributive property
c,additive identity
d,additive inverse
please help me:(
samtab
 2 years ago
Which property would allow you to use mental computation to simplify the problem 27 + 15 + 3 + 5? a,commutative property of addition b,distributive property c,additive identity d,additive inverse please help me:(

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jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hint: 27 + 15 + 3 + 5 may be easier to do in your head if you swap 15 and 3 to get 27 + 3 + 15 + 5

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1commutative propery commutative property of addition a+b=b+a commutative property of multiplication ab=ba

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1using words commutative property allows you to add numbers in any order a+b=b+a or 12+3=3+12 for the second case it allows you to multiply numbers in any order ab=ba 2*5=5*2

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1jim_thompson5910 is correct

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1reread what precal wrote

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1which property did precal mention?

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's your answer
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