# Additive Identity

## Definition of Additive Identity

Additive identity states that the sum of the number and zero yields the same number.

### More about Additive Identity

- The number zero is called to be the additive identity.
- a + 0 = a and 0 + a = a

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### Solved Example on Additive Identity

**Ques: **

Which of the following satisfies the additive identity property?

##### Choices:

A. 7 + 0 = 7

B. – 4 + 0 = 0

C. – 9 × 0 = 0

D. 2 - 1 = 1

Correct Answer: A

#### Solution:

Step 1: In Identity property, the sum of the number and zero yields the same number.

Step 2: Here, 7 + 0 = 7 satisfies the property of additive identity.