How do you simplify #7 + (53 + 6)#?

2 Answers

Answer:

#66#

Explanation:

hi u can write this as
#7+53+6=7+53+3-3+6#
=#7+56+3#=
=#7(1+8)+3#
=#7*9+3#
=#63+3=66#

Jul 3, 2016

Answer:

Use of the Associative Property gives #66#

Explanation:

Rather than treating this just as a plain addition, it explores one of the laws of maths: the associative property.
Regrouping can make the addition easier.

#7 + (53 + 6)# can be written as #(7+53) + 6#

#= 60 + 6#

#=66#