Postulates

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  • 1. 
    What is an example of the Reflexive Property of Equality?
    • A. 

      If a=b and c=d, then ac=bd.

    • B. 

      If a=b, then b=a.

    • C. 

      If a=b and b=c, then a=c.

    • D. 

      A=a

  • 2. 
    If a=b and b=c, then a=c is an example of which property?
    • A. 

      Reflexive Property of Equality

    • B. 

      Powers Postulate

    • C. 

      Transitive Property of Equality

    • D. 

      Symmetric Property of Equality

  • 3. 
    What is an example of the Substitution Postulate?
    • A. 

      If AB=BC and BC=CD, then AB=CD.

    • B. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a+c=b+d.

    • C. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a-c=b-d.

    • D. 

      If a=b and c=d, then ac=bd.

  • 4. 
    What is an example of the Symmetric Property of Equality?
    • A. 

      A=a

    • B. 

      If a=b, then b=a.

    • C. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a+c=b+d.

    • D. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a-c=b-d.

  • 5. 
    If a=b and c=d, then a-c=b is an example of which Postulate?
    • A. 

      Substitution Postulate

    • B. 

      Powers Postulate

    • C. 

      Subtraction Postulate

    • D. 

      Partition Postulate

  • 6. 
    What is the description of the Partition Postulate?
    • A. 

      If congruent angles are added to congruent angles, the sums are congruent.

    • B. 

      If congruent segments are subtracted from congruent segments, the differences are congruent.

    • C. 

      A quantity may be substituted for its equal in any statement of equality.

    • D. 

      A whole is equal to the sum of all its parts.

  • 7. 
    If a=b and c=d, then a+c=b+d is an example of which Postulate?
    • A. 

      Addition Postulate

    • B. 

      Subtraction Postulate

    • C. 

      Substitution Postulate

    • D. 

      Multiplication Postulate

  • 8. 
    What is an example of the Roots Postulate?
    • A. 

      If a=b, then a^2=b^2.

    • B. 

      If a=b and a>0, then √a=√b.

    • C. 

      If a=b and c=d, then ac=bd.

    • D. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a+c=b+d.

  • 9. 
    If a=b, then a^2=b^2  is an example of which Postulate?
    • A. 

      Division Postulate

    • B. 

      Roots Postulate

    • C. 

      Powers Postulate

    • D. 

      Addition Postulate

  • 10. 
    What is an example of the Multiplication Postulate?
    • A. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a-c=b-d.

    • B. 

      If a=b and c=d, then a+c=b+d.

    • C. 

      If a=c and c=d, then ac=bd.

    • D. 

      If x=y and y=8, then x=8.