Identity Property of Addition

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Definition

Identity property of Addition

When a number Zero is added to any real number the number remains unchanged, i.e. it does not looses its identity. The number Zero is called the identity element and this property is called Identity property of addition



Examples

56.87 + 0 = − 56.87
786 + 0 = 786

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