commutative group


A mathematical group in which the result of multiplying one member by another is independent of the order of multiplication. Also called abelian group

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Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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