# Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers - 1.3 Exercises - Page 29: 80

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#### Work Step by Step

You can not use the commutative property with subtraction because changing the order of the minuend and subtrahend does not give the same result. For example: $5 - 3 = 2$ but $3 - 5 \ne 2$ You can not use the associative property with subtraction because regrouping the minuend and subtrahend does not give the same result. For example: $(10 - 5) - 3 = 2$ but $10 - (5 - 3) \ne 2$

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