# Does commutative property use parentheses?

## Does commutative property use parentheses?

The operation is commutative because the order of the elements does not affect the result of the operation. The grouping of the elements, as indicated by the parentheses, does not affect the result of the equation. Note that when the commutative property is used, elements in an equation are rearranged.

### Does associative property always have parentheses?

Definition: The associative property states that you can add or multiply regardless of how the numbers are grouped. By ‘grouped’ we mean ‘how you use parenthesis’. In other words, if you are adding or multiplying it does not matter where you put the parenthesis. Add some parenthesis any where you like!.

#### What’s associative property of addition?

The associative property of addition says that changing the grouping of the addends does not change the sum.

What is an associative property of addition?

How does the placement of parentheses change the result?

Yes, the placement of parentheses changes the result. No, because of the associative property of addition, the placement of parentheses doesn’t change the result. No, because of the associative property of multiplication, the placement of parentheses doesn’t change the result.

## What is the parenthetical material of a parentheses?

The parenthetical material might be a single word, a fragment, or multiple complete sentences. Whatever the material inside the parentheses, it must not be grammatically integral to the surrounding sentence.

### When do you use parentheses in a sentence?

1 Placement of other punctuation. When a parenthetical sentence stands on its own, the closing punctuation mark for the sentence is placed inside the closing parenthesis. 2 Specialized uses. Numbered or lettered lists should use a pair of parentheses to enclose the numbers or letters. 3 Abbreviations and acronyms.

#### Do you put an area code in parentheses?

Area codes are sometimes enclosed in parentheses. If you have any questions, please call me at (212) 555-7875. Short translations in unquoted text can be placed in parentheses. (Use brackets for translations in quoted text.)