# Definition Of Commutative Property Of Addition

## What Is **Commutative Property Of Addition**?

This property is a subset of Properties Of Addition. To learn about other properties of addition see Properties Of Addition.

- In mathematics an operation is commutative if changing the order of the numbers
does not change the answer. Example:

1 + 2 = 1 + 2

3 = 3

## Practical Example |
## Abstract Example |
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1 + 2 = 2 + 1 3 = 3 |
a + b = b + a |

If you want to learn about
the Math Properties of Subtraction, Multiplication, or Division see Math Properties.