# SAT II Math I : Properties and Identities

## Example Questions

### Example Question #71 : Sat Subject Test In Math I

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

Possible Answers:

Associative

Reflexive

Commutative

Distributive

Transitive

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 #72 : Sat Subject Test In Math I

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

If  and , then

Possible Answers:

Commutative

Symmetric

Associative

Transitive

Reflexive

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 #73 : Sat Subject Test In Math I

What property of arithmetic is demonstrated below?

Possible Answers:

Reflexive

Symmetric

Identity

Inverse

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.