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1(x ϩ 2) ϭ Ϫ(x ϩ 2) 5. 3(x ϩ 4) ϭ 3(x) ϩ 3(4) 6. [(17)(4)](25) ϭ (17)[(4)(25)] a. The natural numbers 7. x ϩ 3 ϭ 3 ϩ x b. The integers 8. 3(98) ϩ 3(2) ϭ 3(98 ϩ 2) c. The nonnegative integers 4 3 9. a b a b ϭ 1 4 3 d. The rational numbers e. The irrational numbers For Problems 2 –10, state the property of equality or the property of real numbers that justiﬁes each of the statements. For example, 6(Ϫ7) ϭ Ϫ7(6) because of the commutative property for multiplication; and if 2 ϭ x ϩ 3, then x ϩ 3 ϭ 2 is true because of the symmetric property of equality.

We represent the ■ amount in cents by 5n ϩ 10d. E X A M P L E 1 0 The cost of a 50-pound sack of fertilizer is d dollars. What is the cost per pound for the fertilizer? Solution We calculate the cost per pound by dividing the total cost by the number of pounds. d ■ We represent the cost per pound by . 50 The English statement we want to translate into algebra may contain some geometric ideas. 2 contain some of the basic relationships that pertain to linear measurement in the English and metric systems, respectively.

7 3 1 41. aϪ b ϩ aϪ b 3 4 42. Ϫ 3 3 43. Ϫ Ϫ aϪ b 2 4 5 11 44. Ϫ 8 12 45. Ϫ 2 7 Ϫ 3 9 3 4 47. aϪ b a b 4 5 46. 5 3 ϩ 6 8 5 2 Ϫ aϪ b 6 9 4 1 48. a b aϪ b 2 5 4 1 3 62. Ϫ Ϫ aϪ b 5 2 5 63. Ϫ5 ϩ (Ϫ2)(7) Ϫ (Ϫ3)(8) 25. 0 Ϭ (Ϫ14) 39. 5 7 50. aϪ b Ϭ aϪ b 6 8 64. Ϫ9 Ϫ 4(Ϫ2) ϩ (Ϫ7)(6) 65. 2 3 1 3 aϪ b Ϫ aϪ b a b 5 4 2 5 2 1 1 5 66. Ϫ a b ϩ aϪ b a b 3 4 3 4 69. 3(5 Ϫ 9) Ϫ 3(Ϫ6) 70. 7(8 Ϫ 9) ϩ (Ϫ6)(4) 71. (6 Ϫ 11)(4 Ϫ 9) 72. (7 Ϫ 12)(Ϫ3 Ϫ 2) 73. Ϫ6(Ϫ3 Ϫ 9 Ϫ 1) 74. Ϫ8(Ϫ3 Ϫ 4 Ϫ 6) 75. 56 Ϭ (Ϫ8) Ϫ (Ϫ6) Ϭ (Ϫ2) 76.