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Identity Property Of Addition

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What Is Identity Property Of Addition?

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

  • The number zero is the "addition identity". This means that adding zero to any number, does alter or affect the answer. Example:
    7 + 0 = 7

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Abstract Example

5 + 0 = 0 + 5
    5 = 5
  a + 0 = 0 + a
      a = a

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