Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter R - Review of Basic Concepts - R.2 Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 61

Answer

There is no commutative property for subtraction.

Work Step by Step

There is no commutative property for subtraction. To illustrate, if $a=1$ and $b=3$, $a-b = 1 - 3 = 2$ while $b-a = 3-1 = 2$
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