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  • one year ago

Use the commutative and associative properties as needed to simplify the expression: 7/8(8/7x)

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  1. anonymous
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    Please help and explain

  2. zzr0ck3r
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    \[\dfrac{7}{8}(\dfrac{8}{7}x)\]?

  3. anonymous
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    That's it

  4. anonymous
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    And thanks for helping

  5. zzr0ck3r
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    \[\dfrac{7}{8}(\dfrac{8}{7}x)=\dfrac{7}{8}(\dfrac{8}{7})x=\dfrac{\cancel{7}}{\cancel{8}}(\dfrac{\cancel{8}}{\cancel{7}})x=x\]

  6. anonymous
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    So x just equals x?

  7. zzr0ck3r
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    ?

  8. anonymous
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    @zzr0ck3r nice use of \(\cancel{\xi}\)!!

  9. anonymous
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    I was confused, but the answer is X=X, correct?

  10. zzr0ck3r
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    What you started with equals \(x\).

  11. zzr0ck3r
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    I love the latex code that is obvious:)

  12. anonymous
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    Ohhhh

  13. anonymous
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    Thank you

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