use the associative property to write two expressions that you could use to find each sum. add 5,91,and 11
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Originally Posted by dianna use the associative property to write two expressions that you could use to find each sum. add 5,91,and 11 The associative property of addition is simply: $\displaystyle (a + b) + c = a + (b + c) $ So 5 + 91 + 11 = (5 + 91) + 11 = 96 + 11 = 107 or 5 + 91 + 11 = 5 + (91 + 11) = 5 + 102 = 107 I'm assuming that's the 2 they're after.
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