Pre-Algebra : Commutative Property of Addition

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Commutative Property Of Addition

What property can be applied to the following expression?

Possible Answers:

Commutative of Addition

Commutative of Multiplication

Associative of Addition

Additive Identity

Additive Inverse

Correct answer:

Commutative of Addition

Explanation:

The rule for Commutative Property of Addition is 

Expression given in the question is: 

Hence the property is Commutative of Addition.

Example Question #2 : Commutative Property Of Addition

Identify the property being applied.

Possible Answers:

Associative Inverse Property

Order of Operations

Communitive Property of Addition

Additive Property of Addition

Associative Property of Addition

Correct answer:

Communitive Property of Addition

Explanation:

Correct Answer: Communitive Property of Addition

This property states that any set of terms can be added together in any order to achieve the same solution.

Example Question #9 : How To Add Fractions

Which of the following statements demonstrates the commutative property of addition?

Possible Answers:

None of the examples in the other responses demonstrates the commutative property of addition.

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The commutative property of addition states that two numbers can be added in either order to obtain the same sum. Of the given responses, only

demonstrates this property, so it is the correct choice.

Example Question #3 : Commutative Property Of Addition

Which of the following best represents the commutative property of addition?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The property is defined as:

Switching the order of the numbers and adding the numbers will yield the same result.

The only answer is:  

Example Question #4 : Commutative Property Of Addition

Which of the following choices best represent the commutative property of addition?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the rule for the commutative property of addition, letting  and  be any number.

Changing the order of these two numbers will not affect the final answer.

The best choice is:  

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