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

Examples of Additive Identity

  • 9 + 0 = 9
  • 0 + x = x

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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.