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  • one year ago

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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  1. ShadowLegendX
    • one year ago
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    He did not use the distributive property, nor is the answer incorrect

  2. ShadowLegendX
    • one year ago
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    I forget what the associative and commutative properties are though

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thx

  4. ShadowLegendX
    • one year ago
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    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

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ya i keep getting that answer;D thx

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