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# What happens to the product when you change the grouping of three factors in a multiplication problem?

Updated: 8/20/2019 Wiki User

10y ago

Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.

Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.

Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.

Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative. Wiki User

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Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.   Earn +20 pts
Q: What happens to the product when you change the grouping of three factors in a multiplication problem?
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### Are factors and facts the same?

No. Factors combine in multiplication to create a product.

### What are the 2 numbers before the product called in a multiplication problem?

The operands for multiplication are called 'factors'.

### When you round both factors in a multiplication problem up how does your estimate compare to a greater number?

When you round both factors in a multiplication problem up, your estimate will be greater than the actual product.

### When both factors in a multiplication problem are rounded up to estimate the product the estimate is an?

when both factors in a multiplication problem are rounded up to estimate the product, the estimate is an overestimate.

Factors

### What is the term for when both factors of a multiplication problem are rounded up?

Overestimation, perhaps.

### Is the associative property of multiplication a regular associative problem but with factors?

There is only one associative property for multiplication: there is not a separate "regular" version.

### What multiplication problem equals 57?

As a product of its prime factors: 3*19 = 57

### What multiplication problem equals 142?

As a product of its prime factors: 2*71 = 142

### What multiplication problem equals 91?

AS a product of its prime factors: 7*13 = 91

### What multiplication problem equals 33?

As a product of its prime factors it is: 3*11 = 33

### Why are the parts of multiplication problems called factors?

because one number is being factored by the other number. and the numbers in a multiplication problem are just called factors anyway. hope this helped you.