Math K-Plus

Definition Of Commutative Property Of Multiplication

What Is Commutative Property Of Multiplication?

This property is a subset of Properties Of Multiplication. To learn about other properties of multiplication see Properties Of Multiplication.
  • In integer multiplication an operation is commutative if changing the order of the numbers does not change the answer. Example:
        3 x 2 = 2 x 3
            6 = 6

Property Example

Practical Example

Abstract Example

1 x 2 = 2 x 1
    2 = 2
a x b = b x a

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