Properties of Multiplication

Properties of Multiplication
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Part of video series Multiplication
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An introduction to the properties of multiplication.

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• What are the properties of multiplication?
• What is the commutative property of multiplication?
• What is the associative property of multiplication?
• How can you use the associative property to multiply numbers?
• What is 2*3*4*5?
• How can you use associative and commutative properties to multiply 5 numbers together?
• How can you use the distributive property to multiply very large numbers?
This lesson is about the properties of multiplication such as the commutative and associative properties. Three different numbers are multiplied in different ways to get the same answer using the commutative and associative properties. The distributive property is also used to multiply very large numbers. This is a very good multiplication property lesson with many example problems.
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