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 added in any order without changing the sum. This property is called the Distributive Property of Addition the Associative Property of Addition the Commutative Property of Addition

Q 2: Addends can be grouped in any way without changing the sum. This property is called the Distributive Property of Addition the Commutative Property of Addition the Associative Property of Addition

Q 3: An example of Commutative Property is: 5 + 3 = 3 + 5 2 * (5 + 3) = 2 * 5 + 2 * 3 2 + 0 = 2

Q 4: An example of Associative Property is: (2+ 6) + 3 = 2 + (6 + 3) = 11 2 + 6 = 8 and 6 + 2 = 8 2 + 0 = 2

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