The multiplicative identity states that any number times 1 equals that number.

**Examples of the multiplicative identity**

1 × 5 = 5 |

1 × 13 = 13 |

22× 1 =22 |

1 × a = a |

1 × ab = ab |

the power of the number 1

The multiplicative identity states that any number times 1 equals that number.

1 × 5 = 5 |

1 × 13 = 13 |

22× 1 =22 |

1 × a = a |

1 × ab = ab |