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Commutative Property Of Addition

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What Is Commutative Property Of Addition?


The property Commutative Property Of Addition 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


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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.