Common Core: 1st Grade Math : Understanding the Associative Property

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of associative property? 

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that you can group a set of numbers in a series, and still get the same answer. If we group  to get , and then add  we get a sum of

Example Question #2 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of associative property?

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that you can group a set of numbers in a series, and still get the same answer. If we group  to get , and then add  we get a sum of

Example Question #3 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of associative property?

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that you can group a set of numbers in a series, and still get the same answer. If we group to get , and then add  we get a sum of

Example Question #4 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of associative property?

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that you can group a set of numbers in a series, and still get the same answer. If we group  to get , and then add we get a sum of

Example Question #5 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of associative property?

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that you can group a set of numbers in a series, and still get the same answer. If we group  to get , and then add  we get a sum of

Example Question #6 : Understanding The Associative Property

Which is an example of the associative property?

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The associative property says that, when you are only adding or only multiplying, the way you group the items in a series does not matter.  Given 6 + 3 + 2 = 11, whether you group (6 + 3) + 2 or 6 + (3 + 2), the outcome does not change as the order in which you sum the numbers does not matter.

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