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## What are the 7 properties of real numbers?

**Suppose a, b, and c represent real numbers.**

- 1) Closure Property of Addition.
- 2) Commutative Property of Addition.
- 3) Associative Property of Addition.
- 4) Additive Identity Property of Addition.
- 5) Additive Inverse Property.
- 6) Closure Property of Multiplication.
- 7) Commutative Property of Multiplication.

## What is the property of real numbers?

Real numbers are **closed under addition, subtraction, and multiplication**. That means if a and b are real numbers, then a + b is a unique real number, and a ⋅ b is a unique real number.

## Is 0 a real number?

Real numbers are, in fact, pretty much any number that you can think of. … Real numbers can be positive or negative, and **include the number zero**. They are called real numbers because they are not imaginary, which is a different system of numbers.

## What does a Commutative Property look like?

The word “commutative” comes from “commute” or “move around”, so the Commutative Property is the one that **refers to moving stuff around**. For addition, the rule is “a + b = b + a”; in numbers, this means 2 + 3 = 3 + 2. For multiplication, the rule is “ab = ba”; in numbers, this means 2×3 = 3×2.

## What is associative property addition?

The associative property of addition says that **changing the grouping of the addends does not change the sum**.

## Is any number an integer?

**All whole numbers are integers** (and all natural numbers are integers), but not all integers are whole numbers or natural numbers. For example, -5 is an integer but not a whole number or a natural number.

## What is the 4 properties of math?

There are four basic properties of numbers: **commutative, associative, distributive, and identity**. You should be familiar with each of these. It is especially important to understand these properties once you reach advanced math such as algebra and calculus.

## What property is A +(- A )= 0?

The **identity property of addition** states that the sum of a number and zero is the number. If a is a real number, then a+0=a. The inverse property of addition states that the sum of any real number and its additive inverse (opposite) is zero. If a is a real number, then a+(-a)=0.