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160 resources with the concept commutative property

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Properties of Operations as Strategies

For Students 4th - 7th
Which property is shown? Scholars examine 10 multiplication equations to determine which property each displays. The properties aren't written for them, so this is a little more challenging. There are no numbers over 12 here. 
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Challenge: Test Maker

For Students 5th - 7th
Use this test answer key worksheet to have learners make up problems to complete a multiplication answer key. They complete 19 blanks in the answer key and write what property they used.
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Understanding Commutative and Associative Properties

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders investigate the commutative and associative properties. In this mathematics lesson, learners explore the difference between the commutative and associative properties, and practice solving problems using these two properties.
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Identifying Properties

For Teachers 6th
Have your learners work in pairs and brainstorm to come up with sentences using two words per sentence until each word is used. They work to research 5-6 properties using internet access, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word.
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Properties of Addition and Multiplication

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine equations and identify the property that is exemplified. They select from the commutative property of addition and multiplication, the associative property of addition and multiplication, distributive property,...
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"How Many Fish in the Fishbowl?"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils complete a math worksheet. They go over five "topsy turvey" (commutative property of addition) examples as a class and determine how many fish are in the fishbowl. They write the number sentence and then rewrite the sentence using...
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Rational Numbers and Their Properties - Practice 22.3

For Students 6th - 8th
Use this rational numbers and their properties worksheet to have learners complete 10 equations and identify the properties they used. They also answer two test prep questions.
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Rational Numbers and Their Properties - Reteach 22.3

For Students 6th - 7th
Middle schoolers review the properties of rational numbers which include the commutative, identity, inverse, and distributive properties. They complete eight equations and identify which property they used.
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Counting on to add

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
A cute little frog helps learners hop from number to number on the number line as they count on to add. They use the commutative property of addition to add the same numbers two different ways. A cute, simple, and potentially helpful...
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Property Posters

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identity properties of addition and multiplication. In this addition and subtraction properties lesson, students explore commutative, associative, and distributive properties as they design posters that feature the properties...
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Multiply In Any Order: Problem Solving 19.4

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young mathematicians solve story problems in which a multiplication sentence is written in any order. They solve the problems by drawing pictures.
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Exploring Order

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Here is a multiplication worksheet which invites learners to discover the commutative property by writing twp multiplication sentences using the three numbers in the balloon.
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The Commutative Cookie

For Teachers 3rd
Learners illustrate multiplication problems using Unifix cubes. Some very nice attachments are present in this tasty instructional activity which uses baked goods to illustrate an array.
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Pattern Search

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Pupils identify and define various mathematical properties, such as the commutative properties of addition and multiplication, and the associative property of addition. They also reason and communicate mathematically by making...
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Math computation

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The lesson says it is intended for 4th grade but it is suitable for grades 1-3 as well. The class discusses what it means to add, the commutative property of addition, and mathematical reasoning. This is an exercise in number sense,...
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Commutative Property of Addition

For Students 1st - 3rd
Here are 10 simple addition problems intended to provide practice for those learning the commutative property of addition. Each question asks learners to fill in the missing addend that makes each equation true. An answer key is provided.
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Mix it Up! Exploring the Commutative and Associative Properties of Addition

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Examine commutative and associative properties with your class. They'll explore the relationships between addition and subtraction and investigate patterns as they solve addition problems. Links to an assessment and a table game are...
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Marching Columns

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore multiplication of whole numbers. In this math lesson, 2nd graders explore multiplication and the commutative property after having read One Hundred Hungry Ants. The students use manipulatives to represent the ants...
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Multiplication Practice and Division Rules

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this multiplication and division rules worksheet, students underline correct terms in parentheses after reading about the commutative, associative, zero properties and property of one. Reference is made to a Houghton Mifflin text.
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Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition 3

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this commutative property instructional activity, students fill in the missing one digit numbers to the equations of the commutative property. Students complete 16 problems.
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Multiplying by Using the Commutative Property

For Students 5th - 6th
In these multiplication worksheets, students examine the use of the commutative and associative properties. They use the communative property to find the product in the first 30 problems. They read about the use of the associative...
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Easy Worksheets: Properties 2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this properties worksheet, high schoolers solve 28 short answer problems. Students identify the property illustrated by the example. High schoolers identify the associative, commutative, distributive, etc properties.
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Quiz 1-6: Commutative and Associative Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this properties activity, students solve 8 short answer and multiple choice questions. Students determine which algebraic property is represented by the given example.
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Number System Properties

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders review and apply the commutative, associative, identity, and inverse properties to a variety of sets of numbers. In this number system properties instructional activity, 9th graders apply the closure property and...