Video: Identifying Properties of Addition

Which property of addition is used in (5/7) + (6/19) = (6/19) + (5/7).

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Video Transcript

Which property of addition is used in five-sevenths plus six nineteenths is equal to six nineteenths plus five-sevenths?

So we want to know which property is shown in this equation. Notice that they’ve been flipped. In other words, the order of the addends changed.

Therefore, the property that was used of addition was the commutative property.

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