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Basic Math Properties

Basic Math Properties

Author: Katie Smith
Description:

To review the commutitive, associative and distributive properties of numbers, in the context of solving an equation for a single variable.

This packet reviews the basic properties of numbers, including the associative, commutative and distributive properties. It includes a brief explanation of each property, and applies each to solving a single variable equation.

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Tutorial

Order of Operations

Order of Operations

This video is here to remind you to tackle the things inside your parenthesis first, then exponents, then multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction.

Using Basic Properties to Solve for X

In this tutorial, the associative, distributive and commutative properties are reviewed and applied to the solving of a one-variable equation.