Identity Property: Definition & Examples


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Which identity property is being displayed here:

24 x 1 = 24

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Fill in the blank to make this operation an illustration of the Identity Property of Subtraction.

765 - ______ = 765


Fill in the blank to make this operation an illustration of the Identity Property of Division.

______/ 1 = x+y

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The identity property is an important concept to know in mathematics, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its forms and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the application of:

  • The identity property
  • The identity property of division
  • The identity property of subtraction
  • The identity property of addition

Skills Practiced

In answering the quiz questions, students will use these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the identity property as it applies to different mathematical contexts
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between the different forms of the identity property
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the identity properties of addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Identity Property: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the identity property
  • Understand why identities are always 0 or 1
  • Differentiate between the different types of identity properties
  • Understand the application of the identity property through provided examples