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 Commutative Property of Addition the Associative Property of Addition the Distributive Property of Addition

Q 2: Identify the property shown by this example: 20 x 1 = 20 Property of One Multiplicative Identity Property Commutative Property Associative Property

Q 3: Identify the property shown by this example: 8 + 0 = 8 Associative Property Additive Identity Property Commutative Property

Q 4: Identify the additive property shown by this example: 3 + 9 = 9 + 3 Associative Property Property of One Property of Zero Commutative Property

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

Q 6: When a sum is multiplied by a number we can multiply each addend by the number and then add the products. This property is called Commutative Property Distributive Property Associative Property

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