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

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Jul 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

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Jul 3, 2016

Use of the Associative Property gives

#### 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.