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Yes. Multiplication of any real numbers has the associative property: (a x b) x c = a x (b x c)

Q: Is multiplication a whole numbers associative operation?

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Yes.

Yes. Multiplication of integers, of rational numbers, of real numbers, and even of complex numbers, is both commutative and associative.

No

No.

The product of two whole numbers depends on what the numbers are. The operation is multiplication.11 and 8. You find the factors of 88 first. Then find which 2 will subtract to equal 3

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Yes.

Yes. Multiplication of integers, of rational numbers, of real numbers, and even of complex numbers, is both commutative and associative.

l think multiplication

No it is not an associative property.

No

No.

No, and the word is subtraction, not substraction!

The product of two whole numbers depends on what the numbers are. The operation is multiplication.11 and 8. You find the factors of 88 first. Then find which 2 will subtract to equal 3

No. Since -1 x -31 (= 31) would not be in the set.

no

You are working with numbers. One is a whole number and the other is a fraction of a whole number (with a decimal point, etc). You apply the same principles of subtracting one number from another or a fraction of one number from a fraction of another. Numbers is numbers!

If you can never, by multiplying two whole numbers, get anything but another whole number back as your answer, then, YES, the set of whole numbers must be closed under multiplication.