Properties of Operations

Justify Equivalent Expression for 3 • 2

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Justify Equivalent Expression for 3 • 2

  • Are these expressions equivalent?

(22)(414)+2

3 ⋅ 2

  • Use the properties of operations to show each of the steps taken to determine if the expressions are equivalent or not.

Hint:

  • What questions did you ask yourself before you worked on this problem?
  • Why can you change the order of the numbers for addition and multiplication but not for subtraction and division?
  • How did you know when to use parentheses and when you can remove the parentheses?