The commutative property states that, when adding or multiplying numbers, the order in which they're added or multiplied does not matter. For example, 3 + 4 and 4 + 3 give the same result, as do 3 x 4 and 4 x 3.
This property states taht the order of addition or multiplication does not mater. For example, 2 + 5 and 5 + 2 are equivalent.
associative 

commutative 

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distributive 