# Pre-Algebra : Associative Property of Addition

## Example Questions

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

Which property is illustrated by the example?

Zero property

Explanation:

The associative property of addition states:

When considering only addition and subtraction, the order of operations does not matter.

### Example Question #12 : Identities And Properties

Simplify.

Explanation:

Working left to right use the distributive property by multiplying the 4 to each term in parentheses.

Now, use the associative property to group like terms. Note that cannot be combined because they are not like terms.

Like terms can be combined with addition or subtraction.

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

What property can be applied to the following expression?

Associative of Multiplication

Explanation:

The rule for Associative Property of Addition is

Expression given in the question is:

Hence the property is Associative of Addition.

### Example Question #14 : Identities And Properties

Use the "Associative of Addition" property to write the below expression in a different way.

Explanation:

The rule for Associative Property of Addition is

Using this rule, the expression  can be written as

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

What property is being demonstrated?

PEMDAS

Distribution Property

Explanation:

The Associative Property of Addition says that when we add more than two numbers the grouping of the addends does not change the sum.

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

Which of the following statements demonstrates the associative property of addition?

None of the examples in the other responses demonstrates the associative property of addition.

Explanation:

The associative property of addition states that to add three numbers, any two can be added first, followed by adding the sum to the third. Of the statements given, only

demonstrates this property, so it is the correct choice.

### Example Question #17 : Identities And Properties

Which of the following displays the associative property of addition?