Definition of

Associative Law

Associative Law
The "Associative Laws" say that it doesn't matter how we group the numbers (i.e. which we calculate first) ...

... when we add
... or when we multiply.


Example addition: (6 + 3) + 4 = 6 + (3 + 4)
Because 9 + 4 = 6 + 7 = 13

Example multiplication: (2 × 4) × 3 = 2 × (4 × 3)
8 × 3 = 2 × 12 = 24
Associative Law

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