Definition Of Associative Property Of Addition
What Is Associative Property Of Addition?
This property is a subset of Properties Of Addition.
To learn about other properties of addition see Properties Of Addition.
- Associatively means that changing the order or group of numbers being added will
not change the answer. Example, rearranging the parentheses in an expression will
not change its answer:
(1 + 2) + 3 = 1 + (2 + 3)
6 = 6
|(1 + 2) + 3 =
1 + (2 + 3)
3 + 3 = 1 + 5
6 = 6
|(a + b) + c =
a + (b + c)
If you want to learn about
the Math Properties of Subtraction, Multiplication, or Division see Math Properties.