# To state: the property of real numbers used in the given relation. ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.1, Problem 13E
To determine

## To state: the property of real numbers used in the given relation.

Expert Solution

Commutative property over multiplication of real numbers.

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

A relation is given as

2x(3+y)=(3+y)2x

Calculation:

Commutative property over addition of real numbers:

If two real numbers are multiplied then the result does not depend on the order of multiplication.

Suppose a and b are two real numbers, commutative property says that

c(a+b)=(a+b)c

Therefore, in 2x(3+y)=(3+y)2x , Commutative property over multiplicationof real numbers has been used.

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