Best Answer

Subtraction is neither commutative nor associative.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2017-11-14 11:58:49
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

See all cards
1510 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is subtraction commutative or associative?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Are there commutative and associative properties for Subtraction and division?


Do the commutative and associative laws apply to vector subtraction?

No, changing order of vectors in subtraction give different resultant so commutative and associative laws do not apply to vector subtraction.

How is subtraction rational numbers different from adding?

Subtraction is not commutative nor associative.

What operation are not associative?

Of the five common operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and power, both addition and multiplication are commutative, as well as associative. The other operations are neither.

Is subtraction of integers commutative?

It is no commutative.

Is subtraction a commutative?


How do you do diffrenciate commutative and associative?

Commutatitive property: a + b = b + a Associative property: (a + b) + c = a + (b + c) Although illustrated above for addition, it also applies to multiplication. But not subtraction or division!

Can you use the Associative Property with subtraction and division?

No you can not use subtraction or division in the associative property.

What are commutative and associative properties of addition?

Commutative Law: a + b = b + a Associative Law: (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)

What happens to the product when you change the grouping of three factors in a multiplication problem?

Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.Nothing. Multiplication is commutative and associative.

Is there an associative property of subtraction?

No it can not.

Is vector subtraction commutative?

No, it is not.

People also asked