# Commutative Property Teacher Resources

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#### Mental Math and Compatible Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Strengthen the skills of mental math when using compatible numbers. Find numbers that benefit one another when doing the four operations. Practice correct estimating to make those operations go quicker and better understand if the...
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#### Commutative Property

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Connect the commutative property to commuting. The quick video shows how to use the commutative property to write sums and products in a different way. It provides examples to show that the property only works for addition and...
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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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#### Understand the Commutative Property of Multiplication in Word Problems

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Arrays are great for multiplication, but what if a word problem doesn't ask for an array? Learn an effective strategy for visualizing multiplication word problems by using knowledge of arrays to draw diagrams. A brief review of how rows...
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For Teachers 1st
In this nice math lesson, 1st graders use toy cars, and jelly beans to show the commutative property of addition where a+b=b+a. In this problem solving lesson plan, student groups record equations and arrange their manipulatives. A handy...
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For Students 1st - 7th Standards
For a change, order does not matter. A short video provides a definition of the commutative property of addition. Pupils develop an understanding that—unlike some operations—order does not matter for addition problems.
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For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Addition becomes much simpler once scholars understand its properties. They examine the commutative property through five equation pairs. For each, the addends have been switched and scholars must fill one in. The next six problems give...
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#### Properties of Operations as Strategies: Step-by-Step Lesson

For Students K - 1st Standards
If you are looking for a visual warm-up on the commutative property, this might be the one. There is just one problem here, and you will need to guide learners through it since the objective isn't clear. They practice the commutative...
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#### Properties of Operations as Strategies- Independent Practice Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Find examples of math properties! On each of these two worksheets, learners examine five sets of number sentences, marking the ones which demonstrate the indicated property. The first page deals with the associative property. For each of...
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#### Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition 3

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this commutative property worksheet, students fill in the missing one digit numbers to the equations of the commutative property. Students complete 16 problems.
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#### Commutative Property - B: Order Does Not Matter

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this addition worksheet, students solve 26 addition problems with 4 addends each. Students use the commutative property of addition to change the order of the addends and to find the sum. The problems are in horizontal format.
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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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#### Matrix Multiplication Is Not Commutative

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Should matrices be allowed to commute when they are being multiplied? Learners analyze this question to determine if the commutative property applies to matrices. They connect their exploration to transformations, vectors, and complex...
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#### "How Many Fish in the Fishbowl?"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students 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...
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#### Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th
In this equations and inequalities worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 14 different multiple choice problems. First, they name an example of the commutative property of addition. Then, students use the distance formula to determine...
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#### Multiplication & Division with Arrays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work with fact families using the commutative property, arrange arrays with manipulatives, and multiply and divide symbolically with numbers.
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#### Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Repeated Addition

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
While young mathematicians are still working to memorize their multiplication facts, teach them how to use repeated addition when solving multiplication problems. The second video in a series models this skill with multiple examples,...
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#### Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition 2 Worksheet

For Students 1st - 2nd
Here is a practice sheet perfect for building foundational math skills while providing structured practice. Learners solve 16 single digit math problems using the commutative property of addition.
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#### Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this commutative property of addition worksheet, students complete a set of 16 simple problems. Page has multiple links to additional resources.
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#### Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition 4 Worksheet

For Students 1st - 3rd
Build strong algebraic reasoning skills as well as an understanding of the commutative property of addition. Learners work to solve 16 single digit addition problems using the fabulous commutative property.
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#### Arithmetic Commutative Property of Addition 1 Worksheet

For Students 1st - 2nd
Skills and drill practice may not thrill your class but as they say, practice makes perfect. They solve 16 single digit addition problems that require them to use the commutative property. Additional worksheet are available through this...
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#### Introduction to Fact Families: Addition (Commutative Property)

For Teachers 1st
First graders use work mats, counting bears, and die-cut numerals to combine their numbers and demonstrate the commutative property of addition.
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#### The Commutative Property

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the use of the Commutative Property and arrays. In this Commutative Property and array lesson, students watch a teacher demonstration of the use of arrays using a set of cans. They discover the Commutative Property of...
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#### Algebra Mid-Year Test

For Students 9th
For this algebra expressions worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 64 various types of problems. First, they write expressions using the commutative property and simplify. Then, students find the area of a triangle given its base and...