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6th Edition

Stewart + 5 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780840068071

Chapter 1.1, Problem 23E

To determine

To rewrite: the given expression by Properties of real numbers.

Expert Solution

Using Associative Property and distributive propertyof real numbers the expression can be written as

**Given information:**

An expression is given as

**Concept used:**

Associative Property of multiplication of real numbers:

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

Suppose a, b, and c are three real numbers, Associative Property of multiplication says that

Distributive property over addition of real numbers:

Suppose a , b, and c are three real numbers, Distributive property says that

Product of a number with a sum can be changed to sum of products.

**Calculation:**

Consider the expression and simplify as shown:

Therefore,