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8-55.

What is special about the number zero? Think about this as you answer the questions below**.** ** **

Find each sum:

What is special about adding zero? Write a sentence that begins, “When you add zero to a number, …”

Julia is thinking of two numbers

and. When she adds them together, she gets a sum of. Does that tell you anything about either of Julia’s numbers?What did you notice about each of the answers in part (a)?

Find each product:

What is special about multiplying by zero? Write a sentence that begins, “When you multiply a number by zero, …”

When you multiply a number by zero, …

*the result is always*.