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The Associative property of multiplication states that the product of a set of three numbers is always the same no matter which operation is carried out first.

For example Ax(BxC) = (AxB)xC and so either can be written as AxBxC.

ie 3x(4x5) = 3x20 = 60

and (3x4)x5 = 12x5 = 60

It is important not to confuse this with the commutative (or Abelian) property which states that the order of the numbers does not matter. ie AxB = BxA

Matrix multiplication, for example, is associative but NOT commutative.
(a * b) * c = a * (b * c)

As a result, we can write a * b * c without ambiguity.

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