Posted by **ledarrius** on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 3:37pm.

name the property that justifies the following 15=15

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**Betty**, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:10pm
Transitive

- algebra 1 -
**Steve**, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:15pm
no, transitive says that if a=b and b=c, then a=c

I'd call this identity. a number is equal to itself.

although, usually one speaks of identity in conjunction with addition or multiplication.

also, since "=" is a relation, this could be called the reflexive property of the "=" relation.

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