College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Review Exercises - Page 74: 37


Associative Property of Multiplication

Work Step by Step

The Associative Property of Multiplication, given by $a\cdot(b\cdot c)=(a\cdot b)\cdot c,$ states that grouping the factors does not affect the value of the product. This is shown in the given expression, $3\cdot(4\cdot2)=(3\cdot4)\cdot2.$
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