SAT II Math I : Properties and Identities

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Math I

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Properties And Identities

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

Possible Answers:

Distributive

Reflexive

Transitive

Associative

Commutative

Correct answer:

Commutative

Explanation:

The statement shows that two numbers can be multiplied in either order to yield the same product. This is the commutative property of multiplication.

Example Question #2 : Properties And Identities

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

If  and , then 

Possible Answers:

Commutative

Transitive

Associative

Reflexive

Symmetric

Correct answer:

Transitive

Explanation:

The statement demonstrates that two expressions both equal to a third expression are equal to each other. This is the transitive property of equality.

Example Question #2 : Properties And Identities

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

Possible Answers:

Inverse

Identity

Reflexive

Symmetric

Commutative

Correct answer:

Identity

Explanation:

The idea that one multiplied by any number yields the latter number as the product is the identity property of multiplication.

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