Pronunciation: /ˈpɹɑp.ər.ti/ Explain
A property of an object is something that is always
true for an object. Examples:
- The property of addition of zero: Zero added to any number equals that number.
a + 0 = 0.
- All squares have equilateral sides.
- Distributive property of multiplication over addition and subtraction:
a( b + c ) = a
· b + a · c
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, property. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 146. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Property. 4/28/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/property.html.
4/28/2019: Changed equations and expressions to new format. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/10/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)