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a • b • 4 = 4 • a • b is an example of which algebraic property?

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  1. fibonacci_girl
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    associative property of multiplication :)

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    thank yu oh so very much

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    no problem :)

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    associative property means you can group the multiplication in different ways: (a*b*c)= (a*b)*c = a*(b*c) where it is understood you do the multiplication in parenthesis first. commutative property allows you to switch the order: a*b*c = b*a*c for example

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    oooooh thanks for explaining now i get it :D

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