# Pre-Algebra : Associative Property of Multiplication

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Associative Property Of Multiplication

If the below expression is written using the Associative Property of Multiplication, what are the values of  and ?

Explanation:

The rule for Associative Property of Multiplication is

Using this rule, we can determine that for the given expression ,

### Example Question #19 : Identities And Properties

Which set of equations illustrates the Associative property of Multiplication?

Explanation:

is the distributive property. Multiply each term in the parenthesis by the outside term.

is the Commutative property of Multiplication. The order of two like terms being multiplied does not change the product.

is the Multiplicative Identity property. Anything multiplied by 1 does not change.

is Associative property of Multiplication. The grouping of terms does not change their product as long as all terms remain in the equation. Try the green equation without the variables to see for yourself.

### Example Question #2 : Associative Property Of Multiplication

Which of the following best represents the associative property of multiplication?

Explanation:

The property states that changing the order of multiplying any two numbers will not change the final answer.

The answer  is the best choice.

### Example Question #3 : Associative Property Of Multiplication

Which of the following displays the associative property of multiplication?