Video: Applying the Commutative Property of Addition

_ + 3 = 3 + 5.

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Video Transcript

Some number plus three equals three plus five.

In this problem, we’re dealing with addition. And there are some properties we know to be true about addition. A commutative property of addition tells us that we can add numbers in any order.

This is what proves that five plus three is equal to three plus five.

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