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SimplifyingNameProfessor`s nameInstitutionDateCommutative propertiesThe cumulative property of multiplication and addition states that addition and multiplication can be done in any order one wants without changing the answer.If c and d are real numbers, then1. c +d=d+c Commutative Property of Addition2. c x d=dxc Commutative Property of MultiplicationNote that division and subtraction are not commutative (6-8=-2), but if one first rewrites a subtraction problem as an addition problem and a division problem as a multiplication problem, then he can use the appropriate property.Note that if two numbers are added in either order, the result is the same .This property is termed as the Commutative Property of Addition. On the other hand, note that if two numbers are multiplied i...