Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Lesson Check - Page 26: 2


Associative Property of Multiplication

Work Step by Step

This is the Associative Property of Multiplication. Changing the grouping factors doesn't change the product. $(a \times b) \times c = a \times (b\times c )$ Therefore, $ 5 \times (12 \times x) = (5\times 12 )\times x $ by the Associative Property of Multiplication.
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