The Associative Property: Definition and Examples


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Which SET of expressions is an example of the associative property?

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1. Which statement is FALSE about the associative property?


Which of the following expressions is equal to

(a * b) * c

according to the associative property?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will see what you know about the Associative Property. You will be tested on various equations of the property.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The rules of the property
  • Sets of equations
  • What 5 + (3 - 1) is equal to according to the property

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Associative Property
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the rules of the property
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about its impact on mathematics in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the property, review the accompanying lesson titled The Associative Property: Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines the Associative Property
  • Explains the Commutative Property and the Distributive Property
  • Covers how to turn a subtraction problem into an addition problem
  • Explores when it's the right time to use the Associative Property