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how do you know if 3x(-5)=(-5)3x is a commutative property of multiplication?

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    The associative property of multiplication states that for any three numbers a, b and c, (a * b) * c = a * (b * c) and so we can write either as a * b * c without ambiguity. The associative property of multiplication means that you can change the grouping of the expression and still have the same product.

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