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## Properties of Real Numbers

Properties of Real Numbers

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Learn the properties of real numbers, see some examples of each property, and learn how they are used.

- What are the properties of real numbers?
- What is the commutative property of addition and multiplication and how do you use them?
- What property says that a + b = b + a?
- What property says that ab = ba?
- What is the associative property of addition and multiplication and how do you use them?
- What property says that (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)?
- What property says that (ab)c = a(bc)?
- What are the identity properties for addition and multiplication and how do you use them?
- What property says that a + 0 = a?
- What property says that a*1 = a?
- What are the inverse properties for addition and multiplication and how do you use them?
- What property says that a + -a = 0?
- What property says that a*1/a = 1?
- What is the distributive property and how do you use it?
- What property says that a(b + c) = ab + ac?

This lesson on the properties of real numbers is very important in math. This is a great tutorial for learning these properties, what they mean, and seeing some examples of each property. If you are having trouble with these properties or need a refresher, this is a great place to start.