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Andrew is showing his work in simplifying (−5.7 + 2.2) − 1.1. Step 1: (2.2 − 5.7) − 1.1 Step 2: 2.2 − (5.7 + 1.1) Step 3: 2.2 − (6.8) Step 4: −4.6 Which statement is true? In step 1, Andrew used the commutative property. In step 2, Andrew used the distributive property. In step 3, Andrew used the associative property. In step 4, Andrew's answer is incorrect.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @zepdrix @Elsa213 are you able to help?

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    @campbell_st

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    • one year ago
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    i could help :)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Great i accept all help if you truly known how to do it (:

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I do. Well, he switched the 2.2 and the -5.7, do you know what property that is?

  6. anonymous
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    I believe distributive?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No, commutative

  8. anonymous
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    so the answer is A

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yup!

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