# Order property

The order property dictates that changing the order of the numbers used in an operation does not change the result of that operation. This property applies to addition and multiplication, but not to subtraction and division.

### order property of addition

The order property of addition dictates that changing the order in which numbers are added does not change the sum.

### order property of multiplication

The order property of multiplication dictates that changing the order in which numbers are multiplied does not change the product.