Each step of a simplification process must be justifiable using the properties of algebra.
Examine the justification for each step in the simplification below.
Multiplicative Identity (1 · a = a)
Definition of Division ( )
Associative Property of Addition
Use the properties of algebra toeach 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.