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TRUE OR FALSE (Justify your answer with axiom and theorems) If 4b = 0 then, b = 0

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spock4 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted November 3, 2011 at 9:23 PM via web

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TRUE OR FALSE (Justify your answer with axiom and theorems)

If 4b = 0 then, b = 0

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mwmovr40 | College Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted November 4, 2011 at 2:18 AM (Answer #2)

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4b = 0

`(4b)/4 = 0/4`   division property of equality

`4/4*b/1 = 0/4` multiplicative property of fractions

`1*b/1 = 0/4` identity property

`b = 0/4` multiplication property of 1

b = 0 (1/4)  multiplicative property of fractions

b = 0  multiplication property of zero.

   

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