## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.2 The Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Laws - 1.2 Exercise Set: 6

associative

#### Work Step by Step

$5b(c)=5(bc)$ is an example of the associative property because it shows that the order in which the factors are multiplied does not impact the result.

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