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

 Addition of Integers Addition of Whole Numbers Division of integers Division of Whole Numbers Multiplication of Integers Multiplication of Whole Numbers Subtraction of Integers Subtraction of Whole Numbers

 Prove (a - b) ≠ (b - a) and what is this property called ? Let a = 147 and b = 256 Put the values of a and b in (a - b) = (a - b) = (147 -256) = (-109) ..........(1) Put the values of a and b in (b - a) = (b - a) = (256 - 147) = (109) ..........(2) From statement (1) & (2), it's proved (a - b) ≠ (b - a) This property is known as Commutative property for subtraction of whole numbers which says that quote; when we change the order of numbers in subtraction expression, the result also changes quote;.

### 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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