Algebra 1

Give the reason (property) for each step in the simplification.
8(a+b)-3a
(8a+8b)-3a
(8b+8a)-3a
8b+(8a-3a)
8b+5a

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  1. I think I figured out a few of them
    the fist is given
    second is distributive
    third is Commutative
    and I am not sure about the rest

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    posted by Danny
  2. associative
    8a-3a = (8-3)a = 5a distributive again

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