commutative

Adjective

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Adjective

**commutative** (*not comparable*)

- (
*mathematics, of a binary operation*) Such that the order in which the operands are taken does not affect their image under the operation.- ''Addition on the real numbers is
**commutative**because for any real numbers s,t, it is true that s+t=t+s. *Addition and multiplication are***commutative**operations but subtraction and division are not.

- ''Addition on the real numbers is
- (
*algebra, of an algebraic structure*) Having a commutative operation. - (
*mathematics, of a diagram of morphisms*) Such that any two sequences of morphisms with the same initial and final positions compose to the same morphism. - Relating to exchange; interchangeable.

- German: kommutativ
- Portuguese: comutativo
- Russian: коммутативный

- German: kommutativ
- Portuguese: comutativo

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