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Lesson 6: Associative property of multiplication

# Associative property of multiplication

Let's explore the associative property of multiplication! This video demonstrates that the order of multiplying numbers doesn't affect the result, using examples like 4 x 5 x 2. The associative property simplifies math.

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• What’s a faster way to do it?
• well, Layla Shultz, you can do the standard algorithm way or you can just do it faster in a way of the standard algorithm. Hope this helps!
• 40*267*25 evaluate using suitable property
• what is the direct simplification of the defenition of what the associative property is? I don't understand this definition.
• The associative property of multiplication let's us move / change the placement of grouping symbols. It does not move the numbers.
For example: (2 x 4) x 5 can be changed into 2 x (4 x 5)
Both expressions create the same result.
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• What is 12 x 42 x 56?
• 28224
• Does this work for double grouping of polynomials?
• is it necessary to use this method for solving problems like these?
• This means that
(5 X 3) X 4 = (5 X 4) X 3 = (4 X 3) X 5
Is is correct ?