# commutative and associative properties of multiplication

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Use the commutative and associative properties of multiplication

and exponential notation to rewrite the product.

y(y _ 5)(wy)

Use the distributive property to remove the parentheses.

-3(6 - p)

Simplify the following expression by combining like terms.

2a(a - 5) 4(a -5)

Simplify expression.

1/4(6b+2 )- 2/3 (3b-2)

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Problem 1:

y(y - 5)(wy)

=y(wy)(y-5) , by commutative law

= wy^2(y - 5)

=wy^3 -5wy^2

Problem 2:

Use the distributive ...

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