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Commutative Property (Division of Whole Numbers) : Solved Examples

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As per commutative property of division of whole numbers we know that division is not commutative for whole numbers. Explain this with the help of two different pairs of whole numbers.
Let's take two pair of different whole numbers: ÷

Pair 1 = 27 & 9

Pair 2 = 408 & 200

Now, subtract both these pairs in different orders and we get:

Pair 1 = 27 & 9

Order 1 : (27 ÷ 9) = 3

Order 2 : (9 ÷ 27) = ⅓

Pair 2 = 408 & 200

Order 1 : (408 - 200) = 2.04

Order 2 : (200 ÷ 408) = 0.49


In both the pairs of different whole numbers, you can observe that on changing the order of whole numbers, that results also changes.

Hence this, explains the commutative property for division of whole numbers.

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