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> **Commutative Property** < you are here

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This means that the order doesn't change the sum or

product.

Example for addition : 3 +2 = 2 + 3

Example for multiplication :2 x 3 = 3 x 2

Associative Property

addition and multiplication are associative. This

means that the grouping addends or factors will not

change the sum or the product

example for addition: (3 + 4 ) +6 = 3 + (4 + 6 )

example for multiplication : (3 x 4 ) x 6 = 4 ( 6 x 3 )

addition and multiplication are associative. This

means that the grouping addends or factors will not

change the sum or the product

example for addition: (3 + 4 ) +6 = 3 + (4 + 6 )

example for multiplication : (3 x 4 ) x 6 = 4 ( 6 x 3 )