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  • one year ago

witch would be an example of associative: 1) (3 + 6x) - 5x 2)3 + (6x - 5x) 3)3 + (6 - 5)x 4)3 + (1)x 5)3 + x

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  1. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    When you have the associative property, you just change the grouping, but you would still get the same answer.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok but what about multiplicative identity

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    commutative

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and distributive

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i'm not good with math

  6. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    okay, multiplicative identity means you can multiply any number by 1, and you'll get the same number. and it's okay you're not good with math. Some people are, others aren't c: it's not a problem.

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    :)

  9. BloomLocke367
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    the commutative property is when you can change the order of numbers and you'll end up with the same thing. This would only work with addition or multiplication. For example 'a+b=b+a'. Does this stuff make sense to you?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes thank you

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it helps me for a test i'm studying for

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    at miner acadamy at bauxite high school

  13. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome. :) The distributive property allows you to multiply a number or term with more than one term inside a set of parentheses. Would you like an example of that?

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes please

  15. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441549135846:dw| You would distribute the 3 to both the 2x and the 6 and multiply them.

  16. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    Sorry that looks bad XD

  17. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    my brain must be fried because I am not seeing associative property in your answer choices....I see distributive, but not associative.

  18. anonymous
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    it's ok

  19. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    (3 + 6x ) - 5x = 3 + (6x - 5x)......that would be associative

  20. anonymous
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    ok

  21. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    possibly 3 as your answer... 3 + (6-5)x = 3 + 6x - 5x.....but I think that is distributive

  22. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    read this...it should help http://www.purplemath.com/modules/numbprop.htm

  23. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    The one you gave is distributive, @texaschic101

  24. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    because you'd have to distribute the x

  25. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    I, personally, think it's option 2, because 6x-5x can be grouped without the final solution being changed.

  26. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    but look at the link I posted..look under associative...it has the x following the parenthesis as an example of associative

  27. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    Well, the way you solved it... made it distributive. it's all about how you solve it in some cases XD

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