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Commutative Property (Division of Whole Numbers) : Solved Examples

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Prove (a ÷ b) ≠ (b ÷ a) and what is this property called ?
Let a = 16 and b = 4

Put the values of a and b in (a ÷ b)

= (a ÷ b)

= (16 ÷ 4)

= 4 ..........(1)

Put the values of a and b in (b ÷ a)

= (b ÷ a)

= (4 ÷ 16)

= 0.25 ..........(2)

From statement (1) & (2), it's proved

(a ÷ b) ≠ (b ÷ a)

This property is known as Commutative property for division of whole numbers which says that " when we change the order of whole numbers in division expression, the result also changes "

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