College Algebra (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 61


No, there is no commutative property for subtraction.

Work Step by Step

There is no commutative property for subtraction because 10 - 2 = 8, but 2 - 10 = -8, and 8 $\ne$ -8.
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