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anonymous
 one year ago
Commutative,Associative,Distributive,Symmetric, Transitive.WHAT DO THEY MEAN?i know there to identify number propertys, but what do they mean?
anonymous
 one year ago
Commutative,Associative,Distributive,Symmetric, Transitive.WHAT DO THEY MEAN?i know there to identify number propertys, but what do they mean?

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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0quick summary: commutative property: when multiplying or adding numbers, you can change the order without changing the result ex: a + b = b + a, a*b = b*a associative property: when multiplying or adding numbers, you can change the parentheses (order of operations) without changing the result ex. a + (b + c) = (a + b) + c a*(b*c) = (a*b)*c distributive property: uh, this is kinda hard to explain with words, but when you have a quantity multiplied by another quantity involving addition or subtraction, you multiply the outside quantity by each of the terms in the parentheses and simplify ex. a(b+c) = a*b + b*c

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0symmetric property: two quantities on opposite sides of an equals sign can be switched ex. if a = b then b = a transitive property: again, this is kinda hard to explain, maybe an example will make more sense ex. if a = b and b = c, then a = c
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