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# Prop of Operation

### Math Properties of Operations Definitions

Term | Definition |
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Commutative Property of Addition | When adding, changing the order of the numbers doesn't change the sum a+b=b+a |

Commutative Proeprty of Multiplication | When multiplying, changing the order of the numbers doesn't change the product a*b=b*a |

Associative Property of Addition | When adding more than two numbers, the grouping of the numbers doesn't change the sum a+(b+c)=(a+b)+c |

Associative Property of Multiplication | When multiplying more than two numbers, the grouping of the numbers doesn't change the product a*(b*c)=(a*b)*c |

Distributive Property | Multiplying a number by a sum or difference is the same as multiplying by each number in the sum or difference and then adding or subtracting a*(b+c)=a*b+a*c |

Identity Property of Addition | Adding zero to s number does not change its value a+0=a |

Identity Property of Multiplication | Multiplying a number by one does not change its value a*1=a |