4 terms

Zero

anything times zero equals zero; anything x 0 = 0

Identity

anything times one equals itself; anything x 1 = itself

Commutative

you can multiply two factors in any order -- the product remains the same: 3 x 2 = 2 x 3

The Switcherewski Property

The Switcherewski Property

Distributive

If you know 8 x 5 = 40, then you can figure out that 8 x 6 is one more group of 8, or 40 + 8 = 48.

8 x 6 = (8 x 5) + (8 x 1)

8 x 6 = (8 x 5) + (8 x 1)