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Quiz 1-4: Identity and Equality Properties



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is an example of the Symmetric Property?
a.
If mc001-1.jpg and mc001-2.jpg, then mc001-3.jpg
c.
mc001-6.jpg
b.
If mc001-4.jpg, then mc001-5.jpg
d.
If mc001-7.jpg, then mc001-8.jpg
 

 2. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
–6(0) = 0
a.
Symmetric
c.
Multiplicative property of zero
b.
Multiplicative identity
d.
Reflexive
 

 3. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
–5(0) = –5(0)
a.
Multiplicative property of zero
c.
Multiplicative identity
b.
Reflexive
d.
Symmetric
 

 4. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
6 = 6(1)
a.
Multiplicative property of zero
c.
Symmetric
b.
Reflexive
d.
Multiplicative identity
 

 5. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
mc005-1.jpg
a.
Reflexive
c.
Multiplicative inverse
b.
Multiplicative property of zero
d.
Multiplicative identity
 

 6. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
–1 = –1 + 0
a.
Additive identity
c.
Additive inverse
b.
Multiplicative property of zero
d.
Reflexive
 

 7. 

Name the property illustrated by the following statement.
If 9 - 6 =  3 and 3 = –1 + 4 then 9 - 6 = –1 + 4.
a.
Symmetric
c.
Reflexive
b.
Transitive
d.
Substitution
 

 8. 

Which property is illustrated by 4 + (3 - 1) = 4 + 2?
a.
substitution property
c.
additive identity property
b.
associative property of addition
d.
reflexive property
 

 9. 

Which of the following shows the symmetric property of equality?
a.
If 5 + 2 = 7 and 7 = 1 + 6, then 5 + 2 = 1 + 6
c.
If 13 = 5 + 8, then 5 + 8 = 13
b.
If 2 + 9 = 11, then 9 + 2 = 11
d.
(x + y)4 = 4(x + y)
 

Short Answer
 

 10. 

The steps for evaluating the expression are shown below. What property is used in sa010-1.jpg
sa010-2.jpg
 



 
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