A binary operation is defined by a * b = ab/2. Is the binary operation commutative?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes.

Here, a * b = ab/2, and b * a = ba/2 = ab/2 = a * b.
Thus, binary operation * is commutative.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM