Algebra 2 Common Core

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ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - Mid-Chapter Quiz - Page 25: 27


There is no Closure Property of Subtraction for whole numbers See the explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Whole numbers does not have the Closure Property of Subtraction because the difference of 2 whole numebers might not be a whole numebr. For example: $2 - 4 = -2$ Here, 2 and 4 are whole numbers but $-2$ is not.
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