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Definition Of Identity Property Of Multiplication

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What Is Identity Property Of Multiplication?

This property is a subset of Properties Of Multiplication. To learn about other properties of multiplication see Properties Of Multiplication.

  • The multiplicative identity is 1; anything multiplied by one is itself. This is known as the identity property. Example:
    7 x 1 = 7

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Abstract Example

5 x 1 = 5
    5 = 5
a x 1 = a

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