What is the commutative property of addition ? Definition and examples.

The commutative property of addition states that the order in which two numbers are added does not change their sum.

In general, for all terms or numbers a and b, a +  b = b a

Commutative property of addition

Other examples of commutative property of addition.


+ 1 = + 6

+ 8 = + 7

+ y = + x

16  + k = + 16

2length  + 2width = 2width  + 2length

+ 8j = 8j  + p

2/3 + 4/9 = 4/9 + 2/3

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