anonymous
  • anonymous
FOR MADAL AND FAN!!!!! (7th grade gemotry!) (01.02 HC) Rhett is showing his work in simplifying (−7.9 + 5.2) − 1.4. Step 1: (5.2 − 7.9) − 1.4 Step 2: 5.2 − (7.9 + 1.4) Step 3: 5.2 − (9.3) Step 4: −4.1 Which statement is true? (1 point) In step 1, Rhett used the distributive property. In step 2, Rhett used the associative property. In step 3, Rhett used the commutative property. In step 4, Rhett's answer is incorrect.
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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ShadowLegendX
  • ShadowLegendX
He did not use the distributive property, nor is the answer incorrect
ShadowLegendX
  • ShadowLegendX
I forget what the associative and commutative properties are though
anonymous
  • anonymous
thx

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ShadowLegendX
  • ShadowLegendX
I believe the answer is B, as the associative property talks about how you can add or subtract numbers, regardless of their grouping. Notice how they choose to switch which ones they subtract from each other in part 2
anonymous
  • anonymous
ya i keep getting that answer;D thx

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