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anonymous
 one year ago
Tom is showing his work in simplifying (5.2 – 8.5) – 0.5 + 6.8. In which step did Tom make an error?
Step 1:: (5.2 – 8.5) – 0.5 + 6.8
Step 2: 5.2 + (–8.5 – 0.5) + 6.8 (distributive property)
Step 3: 5.2 – 9 + 6.8
Step 4: 5.2 + 6.8 – 9 (commutative property)
Step 5: 12 – 9 = 3
Step 2; he wrote distributive instead of commutative
Step 2; he wrote distributive instead of associative
Step 4; he wrote commutative instead of associative
Step 4; he wrote commutative instead of distributive
anonymous
 one year ago
Tom is showing his work in simplifying (5.2 – 8.5) – 0.5 + 6.8. In which step did Tom make an error? Step 1:: (5.2 – 8.5) – 0.5 + 6.8 Step 2: 5.2 + (–8.5 – 0.5) + 6.8 (distributive property) Step 3: 5.2 – 9 + 6.8 Step 4: 5.2 + 6.8 – 9 (commutative property) Step 5: 12 – 9 = 3 Step 2; he wrote distributive instead of commutative Step 2; he wrote distributive instead of associative Step 4; he wrote commutative instead of associative Step 4; he wrote commutative instead of distributive

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0He wrote distributive instead of associative :) So step 2 is wrong

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The Distributive Property is an algebra property which is used to multiply a single term and two or more terms inside a set of parentheses. Take a look at the problem below.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The associative property states that you can add or multiply regardless of how the numbers are grouped. By 'grouped' we mean 'how you use parenthesis'. In other words, if you are adding or multiplying it does not matter where you put the parenthesis. Add some parenthesis any where you like!.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:) :) Thank you i would give u two medals if i could

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol u are so welcome :)
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