# Identifying Number Properties (Grade 6)

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## Identifying Number Properties

1.

Which property is used in the following equation?

[math]-14 xx -8 = -8 xx -14[/math]

[math]-14 xx -8 = -8 xx -14[/math]

- associative
- distributive
- identity
- commutative

2.

Which property is used in the following equation? [math]-55 + 0 = -55[/math]

- commutative
- identity
- distributive
- associative

3.

Which property is used in the following equation?

[math]8 + (11 + -5) = (8 + 11) + -5[/math]

[math]8 + (11 + -5) = (8 + 11) + -5[/math]

- associative
- distributive
- identity
- commutative

4.

Which property is illustrated by the following equation?

[math]8 xx (3 + 6) = (8 xx 3) + (8 xx 6)[/math]

[math]8 xx (3 + 6) = (8 xx 3) + (8 xx 6)[/math]

- commutative
- distributive
- identity
- associative

5.

Caroline baked 9 trays of cookies. Each tray had 5 rows with 4 cookies in each row. Caroline wrote the equation [math](9 xx 5) xx 4 = 9 xx (5 xx 4)[/math]. What property did Caroline use?

- Commutative Property of Multiplication
- Associative Property of Addition
- Associative Property of Multiplication
- Distributive Property

6.

Matt has a large collection of marbles. He has 150 clear marbles, 214 blue marbles, and 89 green marbles. Matt wrote this equation about his marble collection:

[math](150 + 214) + 89 = 150 + (214 + 89)[/math]. What property did Matt use?

[math](150 + 214) + 89 = 150 + (214 + 89)[/math]. What property did Matt use?

- Associative Property of Addition
- Commutative Property of Addition
- Identity Property of Addition
- Distributive Property

7.

Jennifer's family is going to a beach resort. Jennifer bought 7 beach towels that cost $13 each to take to the resort. To find the total cost, she added the products of [math]7 xx 10[/math] and [math]7 xx 3[/math], for a total of $91. What property did Jennifer use?

- Commutative Property of Multiplication
- Commutative Property of Addition
- Associative Property of Multiplication
- Distributive Property

8.

Fernando bought a basketball for $23, a pair of running shoes for $35, and a baseball cap for $7. He wrote that equation [math]23 + 35 + 7 = 23+ 7 + 35[/math]. What property did Fernando use?

- Associative Property of Addition
- Commutative Property of Addition
- Distributive Property
- Identity Property of Multiplication

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