Write a mathematical proof of the algebraic equivalence of (*pq*)*r* and (*qr*)*p*.

GAMEMASTERX40 Jun 3, 2018

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We use the associative property of multiplication, which is: x*(y*z)=(x*z)*y.

So, here we have: (pq)r and (qr)p.

It doesn't matter where the brackets are around the numbers, it is still going to yield the same value.

Here's an example: 2,3,4

We have (2*3)*4=(3*4)*2=6*4=12*2

24=24, yay!

tertre Jun 3, 2018