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Prealgebra: Operations

Problems

Properties of Addition

Properties of Multiplication

Do the following problems without your calculator, using the properties of addition to help you.

Problem : 46 + 78 + 54 = ?

178

Problem : (56 + 7) + 13 = ?

76

Problem : 67 + 11 + 21 + 68 = ?

167

Problem : (52 + 85) + (5 + 3) = ?

145

Problem : 34 + 0 + 54 + 26 + 18 + 6 = ?

138

Which properties of addition (Associative, Commutative, Identity) are used in the following?

Problem : (5 + 64) + 6 = 5 + (64 + 6)

Associative Property

Problem : (5 + 64) + 6 = (64 + 5) + 6

Commutative Property

Problem : 117 + 0 + 65 = 117 + 65

Identity Property

Problem : 54 + 2 + 7 + 1 = 1 + 2 + 7 + 54

Commutative Property

Problem : 2 + (3 + 4) + 5 = (2 + 3) + (4 + 5)

Associative Property

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