This document gives the root words of Distribute, Associate, Commutative, Identity, and Inverse. Use these definitions as an introduction to the properties actual definition. There are two student notes page on page one.
The definitions are presented in a way in which students can relate.
Commute - to travel back and forth regularly: to for another: to yield the same mathematical result regardless of order. Example: “Every school day, Angelica, and Ravon commute to school by walking.”