Commutative Property of Multiplication Worksheets

Commutative Property of Multiplication Worksheets

The “Commutative Property of Multiplication” tells us we can change the order in which we multiply numbers (factors) without affecting the answer (product). Example: 2×3 gives the same answer as 3×2.

It may seem silly to give a simple concept such a complex name, but here’s how you can remember it. Do you see the word commute in commutative? Well, commute means to travel or move. So the commutative property of multiplication allows the numbers you’re multiplying together to move around, or commute!

Understanding this basic concept will help you get faster at multiplication, which makes math way more fun! Click the + below to see this property in action!

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Commutative Property of Multiplication (Printable PDFs)

In these “Commutative Property of Multiplication Worksheets,” students will use what they know about the commutative property of multiplication to fill in the missing values of various number sentences. Some worksheets include a bank of solutions for students to choose from. All worksheets include an answer key.