# Pre-Algebra : Commutative Property of Addition

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Identities And Properties

What property can be applied to the following expression?

Commutative of Multiplication

Explanation:

The rule for Commutative Property of Addition is

Expression given in the question is:

Hence the property is Commutative of Addition.

### Example Question #1 : Commutative Property Of Addition

Identify the property being applied.

Order of Operations

Associative Inverse Property

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #1 : Identities And Properties

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

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

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 #1 : Commutative Property Of Addition

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

Explanation:

The property is defined as:

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

### Example Question #5 : Commutative Property Of Addition

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

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: