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Math Properties Property and equation matching

Term Definition
Commutative Property for Addition a+b=b+a
3+2=2+3
Associative Property for Addition (a+b)+c= a+(b+c)
(1+2)+3=1+(2+3)
Additive Identity Property a+0=a
100+0=100
Additive Inverse Property a+-a=0
8+-8=0
Commutative Property for Multiplication a X b = b X a
3 X 2= 2 X 3
Associative Property for Multiplication (a X b) X c= a X (b X c)
(-6 X 2) X 3 = -6 X (2 X 3)
Multiplicative Identity Property a X 1 = a
-10 X 1 = -10
Zero Property for Multiplication a X 0 = 0
99 X 0 = 0