Commutative Property: Definition & Review


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Which of the expressions below demonstrates the commutative property?

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1. In short, the commutative property means:

2. Which of the operations listed below are commutative?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Commutative property means that the order of the numbers in a mathematical equation does not affect the outcome. Thus, addition is commutative, but subtraction is not. Multiplication is commutative, but division is not. Assess your understanding of this concept in this interactive quiz and accompanying worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess our understanding of commutative property through practice questions, including

  • Addition examples
  • Multiplication examples
  • The concept of order in a mathematical equation
  • Distinguishing commutative property operations

Skills Practiced

This assessment allows you to practice the following skills

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson commutative property
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about mathematical order in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve commutative property practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about commutative property

Additional Learning

This lesson, Commutative Property: Definition & Review, allows you to ensure your understanding of commutative property through additional practice questions. This lesson covers:

  • What is the commutative property
  • Some examples of operations that are commutative
  • Some examples of operations that are not commutative