Posted by **Cameron** on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:15pm.

do 5 + x and x + 5 represent the same expression? explain.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:19pm
Yep.

Doesn't 5 + 6 equal the same as 6 + 5?

Which math property does that illustrate?

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**Cameron**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:24pm
is it associative property

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:31pm
How about another property?

http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/number-properties.html

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**Cameron**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:45pm
Sorry the commutative property:-(

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:47pm
Right! :-)

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**Cameron**, Monday, March 8, 2010 at 8:47pm
Thank you:-)

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