Grade 5 - Mathematics 1.3 Properties of Addition and Multiplication

Read the questions carefully.

Identify the property in each.

Example: 5* (4 + 6) = 5*4 + 5*6 is an example of _______ property? Answer: distributive Directions: Identify the property in each of the following questions. Also write 5 examples of distributive property.

Q 1: Addends can be grouped in any way without changing the sum. This property is called the Associative Property of Addition the Commutative Property of Addition the Distributive Property of Addition

Q 2: Identify the additive property shown by this example: 3 + 9 = 9 + 3 Associative Property Property of Zero Property of One Commutative Property

Q 3: Factors can be grouped in any way without changing the product. This property is called the Associative Property of Multiplication the Commutative Property of Multiplication the Distributive Property of Multiplication

Q 4: Identify the property shown by this example: 8 + 0 = 8 Additive Identity Property Associative Property Commutative Property

Q 5: Identify the property shown by this example: (9 + 8) + 6 = 9 + (8 + 6) the Distributive Property of Addition the Commutative Property of Addition the Associative Property of Addition

Q 6: Identify the property shown by this example: 20 x 1 = 20 Property of One Multiplicative Identity Property Commutative Property Associative Property

Q 7: Factors can be multiplied in any order without changing the product. This property is called the Distributive Property of Multiplication the Commutative Property of Multiplication the Associative Property of Multiplication

Q 8: Addends can be added in any order without changing the sum. This property is called the Commutative Property of Addition the Distributive Property of Addition the Associative Property of Addition

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