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## Commutative Property (Subtraction of Whole Numbers) : Solved Examples

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 As per commutative property of subtraction of whole numbers we know that subtraction 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 = 148 & 97 Pair 2 = 1357 & 2081 Now, subtract both these pairs in different orders and we get: Pair 1 = 148 & 97 Order 1 : (148 - 97) = 51 Order 2 : (97 - 148) = (-51) Pair 2 = 1357 & 2081 Order 1 : (1357 - 2081) = (-724) Order 2 : (2081 - 1357) = 724 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 subtraction of whole number.

### Related Question Examples

 Explain, Subtraction is not commutative for whole numbers. Prove (a - b) ≠ (b - a) and what is this property called ? Solve (247 - 100) and (100 - 247). Are both same and what this property is known as ? If p = 77 and q = 33, explain commutative property of subtraction of whole numbers, which says that (p - q) ≠ (q - p). As per commutative property of subtraction of whole numbers we know that subtraction is not commutative for whole numbers. Explain this with the help of two different pairs of whole numbers.

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