The sum or product of any two operands equals to their corresponding sum or product in reverse order called the commutative property.
Let $a$ and $b$ denote two quantities in algebraic form. The addition of them is written as $a+b$ and the multiplication of them is written as $a \times b$. Now, the commutative property is written in following two different forms in mathematics.
The sum of two operands equals to the sum of operands in reverse order is called the commutative property of addition.
$\large a+b \,=\, b+a$
The product of two operands equals to the product of operands in reverse order is called the commutative property of multiplication.
$\large a \times b \,=\, b \times a$
The commutative property is usually used in two different cases.
A best free mathematics education website for students, teachers and researchers.
Learn each topic of the mathematics easily with understandable proofs and visual animation graphics.
Learn how to solve the maths problems in different methods with understandable steps.
Copyright © 2012 - 2021 Math Doubts, All Rights Reserved