**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*

**Examples of Additive Identity**

- 9 + 0 = 9
- 0 +
*x*=*x*

**Solved Example on Additive Identity**

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.

**Related Terms for Additive Identity**

- Addition
- Zero