The Associative Property. Written by tutor Anicia H. What word comes to mind when you hear "associative?". It comes from "to associate, to be grouped together.". Parentheses show the association and the operations in the parentheses are performed first.Free Math Worksheets @ www.mathworksheets4kids.com Find the property used in each question. 1) 4+9=9+4 ... Property: Associative property of multiplication 5) 2+0=2 These Properties Worksheets are great for testing students their working knowledge of the different properties of mathematics, such as the Associative Property, Commutative Property, Distributive Property, Identity Property, Additive Inverse Property, Multiplicative Inverse Property, Addition Property of Zero, and Multiplication Property of Zero.