Property

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

Cite this article as:

McAdams, David E. Property. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/property.html.

Revision History

12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/10/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

All Math Words Encyclopedia is a service of Life is a Story Problem LLC.
Copyright © 2018 Life is a Story Problem LLC. All rights reserved.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License