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Working with the Properties of Mathematics
1 ) Which is an example of Associative Property of Addition ?
A. 4 + 0 = 4 B. (8 + 3) + 5 = 8 + (3 + 5) ______
C. 2 + (-2) = 0 D. 9 + 8 = 8 + 9

2 ) Which operation will not change the value of any nonzero number ?
A. Multiplying by One B. Adding One ______
C. Dividing by Zero D. Multiplying by Zero

3 ) Which property of addition is used in the following ? (8 + 6) + 5 = 8 + (6 + 5)
A. Distributive Property B. Identity Property ______
C. Associative Property D. Commutative Property

4 ) Simplify this expression : 4(y + z)
A. 4y + z B. 4yz ______
C. 4y + 4z D. 4z + y

5 ) Which of the following does not show the Commutative Property of Addition ?
A. a + b = b + a B. 3x + 4y = 4y + 3x ______
C. ab = ba D. 6 + x = x + 6

6 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? (a x b) x c = a x (b x c)
A. Distributive Property B. Commutative Property of Addition ______
C. Associative Property of Addition D. Associative Property of Multiplication

7 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? (6 x 3) x 2 = 3 x (2 x 6)
A. Distributive Property of Multiplication B. Commutative Property of Addition ______
C. Associative Property of Addition D. Associative Property of Multiplication

8 ) Which of the following is an example of Commutative Property of Addition ?
A. 2 + 3 = 4 + 2 B. (5 + 6) + 7 = 5 + (6 + 7) ______
C. 8 + 5 = 5 + 8 D. 9 x 1 = 9

9 ) Which equation shows the Commutative Property of Multiplication ?
A. 2 x 1 = 2 B. 5 x 3 = 5 + 5 + 5 ______
C. 3 x 7 - 6 x 7 = (3 - 6) x 5 D. 8 x 9 = 9 x 8

10 ) Which of the following does not show the Commutative Property ?
A. x + y = y + x B. 6 + y = y + 6 ______
C. xy - 2 = xy D. yx = xy

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Working with the Properties of Mathematics
11 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? 4(7 + 9) = 28 + 36
A. Associative Property of Multiplication B. Commutative Property of Addition ______
C. Distributive Property D. Associative Property of Addition

12 ) Which property is used in the following ? 9 x (2 + 7) = 9 x 2 + 9 x 7
A. None of the above B. Distributive Property ______
C. Associative Property D. Commutative Property

13 ) Which equation shows the Identity Property of Multiplication ?
A. a(b + c) = ab + ac B. a x 1 ______
C. (a + b) + 2 = a + (2 + b) D. a + a + a = 3 x a

14 ) Which property would you use to simplify the following expression ? 3(y + 8)
A. Associative Property B. Commutative Property ______
C. Distributive Property D. Multiplication Property of Zero

15 ) Which Property of Addition does 7 + 0 = 7 illustrate ?
A. Zero Property B. Distributive Property ______
C. Identity Property D. Commutative Property

16 ) Which is an example of Identity Property of Addition ?
A. 3 + 4 = 4 + 3 B. 9 x 1 = 9 ______
C. 2 + 0 = 2 D. (4 + 5) + 6 = 4 + (5 + 6)

17 ) Which Property of Multiplication is shown ? (5 + 2) x 3 = 5 x 3 + 2 x 3
A. Associative Property B. Identity Property ______
C. Distributive Property D. Commutative Property

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Working with the Properties of Mathematics
1 ) Which is an example of Associative Property of Addition ?
A. 4 + 0 = 4 B. (8 + 3) + 5 = 8 + (3 + 5) B
______
C. 2 + (-2) = 0 D. 9 + 8 = 8 + 9

2 ) Which operation will not change the value of any nonzero number ?
A. Multiplying by One B. Adding One A
______
C. Dividing by Zero D. Multiplying by Zero

3 ) Which property of addition is used in the following ? (8 + 6) + 5 = 8 + (6 + 5)
A. Distributive Property B. Identity Property C
______
C. Associative Property D. Commutative Property

4 ) Simplify this expression : 4(y + z)
A. 4y + z B. 4yz C
______
C. 4y + 4z D. 4z + y

5 ) Which of the following does not show the Commutative Property of Addition ?
A. a + b = b + a B. 3x + 4y = 4y + 3x C
______
C. ab = ba D. 6 + x = x + 6

6 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? (a x b) x c = a x (b x c)
A. Distributive Property B. Commutative Property of Addition D
______
C. Associative Property of Addition D. Associative Property of Multiplication

7 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? (6 x 3) x 2 = 3 x (2 x 6)
A. Distributive Property of Multiplication B. Commutative Property of Addition D
______
C. Associative Property of Addition D. Associative Property of Multiplication

8 ) Which of the following is an example of Commutative Property of Addition ?
A. 2 + 3 = 4 + 2 B. (5 + 6) + 7 = 5 + (6 + 7) C
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C. 8 + 5 = 5 + 8 D. 9 x 1 = 9

9 ) Which equation shows the Commutative Property of Multiplication ?
A. 2 x 1 = 2 B. 5 x 3 = 5 + 5 + 5 D
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C. 3 x 7 - 6 x 7 = (3 - 6) x 5 D. 8 x 9 = 9 x 8

10 ) Which of the following does not show the Commutative Property ?
A. x + y = y + x B. 6 + y = y + 6 C
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C. xy - 2 = xy D. yx = xy

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Working with the Properties of Mathematics
11 ) Which property is used in the following expression ? 4(7 + 9) = 28 + 36
A. Associative Property of Multiplication B. Commutative Property of Addition C
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C. Distributive Property D. Associative Property of Addition

12 ) Which property is used in the following ? 9 x (2 + 7) = 9 x 2 + 9 x 7
A. None of the above B. Distributive Property B
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C. Associative Property D. Commutative Property

13 ) Which equation shows the Identity Property of Multiplication ?
A. a(b + c) = ab + ac B. a x 1 B
______
C. (a + b) + 2 = a + (2 + b) D. a + a + a = 3 x a

14 ) Which property would you use to simplify the following expression ? 3(y + 8)
A. Associative Property B. Commutative Property C
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C. Distributive Property D. Multiplication Property of Zero

15 ) Which Property of Addition does 7 + 0 = 7 illustrate ?
A. Zero Property B. Distributive Property C
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C. Identity Property D. Commutative Property

16 ) Which is an example of Identity Property of Addition ?
A. 3 + 4 = 4 + 3 B. 9 x 1 = 9 C
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C. 2 + 0 = 2 D. (4 + 5) + 6 = 4 + (5 + 6)

17 ) Which Property of Multiplication is shown ? (5 + 2) x 3 = 5 x 3 + 2 x 3
A. Associative Property B. Identity Property C
______
C. Distributive Property D. Commutative Property

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