Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers - 1.4 Exercises: 14

Answer

The associative property of multiplication says that no matter how we group the numbers the result is the same. Is the same of the associative property of addition but now we multiplicate inside of add.

Work Step by Step

The associative property of multiplication says that no matter how we group the numbers the result is the same. For example: $5*(4*3) = 5*12 = 60$ and $(5*4)*3 = 20*3 = 60$ then $5*(4*3) = (5*4)*3$
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