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odst117
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Give an example of why subtraction is not commutative.(In Words.)
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odst117 Group Title
Give an example of why subtraction is not commutative.(In Words.)
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Weeku Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It is. 43 = 3+4
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raheen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
subtract 5 from 7 then check if is's eaual to that when subtract 7 from 5
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raheen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
75 is not equal to 57
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FreeTrader Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No, Weeku is misusing the word commutative. He has not commuted. The order of his operations are the same. Commutative means 43 would have to equal 34. It's not.
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FreeTrader Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
raheen has it right.
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Weeku Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How? 43 = 4+(3) = (3)+4
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