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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
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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