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# 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

#### 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.

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