Do you Know What is Meant by Commutative Property in Maths?
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In English, “Commute” means to travel. Wondering why we are talking about English in a maths topic? That’s because the commutative property is also the same. Confused? Okay, let’s understand in a simple way. Commutative property in maths means that interchanging the order of the numbers does not change the result. So, the commutative property of addition states that if the order of the numbers are interchanged while doing addition, the results remain the same. Let’s have a look at the examples.
Examples of Commutative Property of Addition
So, commutative property in addition means
In number, it will be
3 + 2 = 2 + 3.
Rhyme on Commutative Property of Addition
Here is a rhyme to understand the commutative property of addition in a better and rhythmic way.
“When adding numbers two or more,
Change the order, you will still score!
Don’t let adding in order be the aim,
Because the sum will just be the same!”
Exercise on Commutative Property of Addition
It’s time for exercise.
Solve the following:
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