### Home > A2C > Chapter 6 > Lesson 6.2.3 > Problem 6-92

6-92.

Each step of a simplification process must be

**justifiable**using the properties of algebra. Homework Help ✎Examine the

**justification**for each step in the simplification below.

Given expression:

Step 1:Distributive Property

Step 2:Multiplicative Identity (1 · *a*=*a*)

Step 3:Distributive Property

Step 4:Definition of Division ()

Step 5:Associative Property of Addition Use the properties of algebra to

**justify**each step in simplifying the expression in part (d) of problem

The steps will be similar to those in the example. Make sure to give appropriate reasons.