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?


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.
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
