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commutative law

noun, Logic.
a law asserting that the order in which certain logical operations are performed is indifferent.
Origin of commutative law
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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in mathematics, a law stating that the order of the terms or factors is irrelevant in combining or multiplying quantities in algebra or arithmetic


Commutative law says that changing the order does not change the result.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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