Multiplication Properties

I can apply properties of operations

There are 4 Multiplication Properties

COMMUTATIVE PROPERTY

Order doesn't matter!


2 x 3 = 3 x 2

ASSOCIATIVE PROPERTY

The grouping of numbers doesn't matter.


(4 x 6) x 7 = 4 x (6 x 7)

IDENTITY PROPERTY

Any number multiplied by 1 equals the number.


n x 1 = n

DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY

The sum of two numbers times a third number is equal to the sum of each addend times the third number.


4 x 6 = (4 x 3) + (4 x 2)

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