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## How does commutative property extend to multiplication and division?

Simply put, the commutative property of multiplication means that no matter how you order the numbers you are multiplying, **you will get the same answer**. Addition also shares the commutative property with multiplication, whereas division and subtraction do not.

## What is the commutative property of real number operations?

I. Commutative Property**The sum of two or more real numbers is always the same regardless of the order in which they are added**. In other words, real numbers can be added in any order because the sum remains the same.

## How does commutative property work with multiplication?

According to the commutative property of multiplication, **the order of multiplication of numbers does not change the product**. For example, 4 × 5 is equal to 20 and 5 × 4 is also equal to 20. Though the order of numbers is changed the product is 20. This property holds true even when more than 2 numbers are multiplied.

## Is division and multiplication commutative?

Addition and **multiplication are commutative**. Subtraction and division are not commutative.

## What is commutative property in math?

This law simply states that **with addition and multiplication of numbers**, you can change the order of the numbers in the problem and it will not affect the answer. Subtraction and division are NOT commutative.

## What are 2 examples of commutative property?

Commutative property of **addition**: Changing the order of addends does not change the sum. For example, 4 + 2 = 2 + 4 4 + 2 = 2 + 4 4+2=2+44, plus, 2, equals, 2, plus, 4.

## What is commutative property of multiplication example?

Commutative property of multiplication: **Changing the order of factors does not change the product**. For example, 4 × 3 = 3 × 4 4 times 3 = 3 times 4 4×3=3×44, times, 3, equals, 3, times, 4.

## What are the 4 types of properties?

Knowing these properties of numbers will improve your understanding and mastery of math. There are four basic properties of numbers: **commutative, associative, distributive, and identity**.

## What is associative and commutative property?

The **associative property of addition states that you can group the addends in different ways without changing the outcome**. The commutative property of addition states that you can reorder the addends without changing the outcome.

## Is division an example of commutative?

**Division is not commutative**. That means usually a ÷ b is not equal to b ÷ a, and can be demonstrated simply by example.