Educator Resources for Associative Property

Who do you associate with? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the associative property of addition and multiplication. Learn about grouping and why the associative property simplifies algebra problems. You’ll also find out what a problem involving the property might look like, and why you need to learn how to use parentheses in math. Discover where to start solving an addition or multiplication problem, and why moving things around is okay. Finally, you’ll learn how to use variables to talk about the associative property. We associate this movie with a good time!