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Ex 1.4, 2 - Chapter 1 Class 12 Relation and Functions - Part 7

Ex 1.4, 2 - Chapter 1 Class 12 Relation and Functions - Part 8

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Ex 1.4, 2 For each binary operation * defined below, determine whether * is commutative or associative. (iv) On Z+, define a * b = 2^π‘Žπ‘ Check commutative * is commutative if a * b = b * a Since a * b = b * a βˆ€ a, b, c ∈ Z+ * is commutative a * b = 2^π‘Žπ‘ b * a = 2^π‘π‘Ž = 2^π‘Žπ‘ Check associative * is associative if (a * b) * c = a * (b * c) Since (a * b) * c β‰  a * (b * c) * is not an associative binary operation (a * b)* c = (2^π‘Žπ‘) * c = 2^(2^π‘Žπ‘ 𝑐) a * (b * c) = a * (2^𝑏𝑐) = 2^(π‘Ž2^𝑏𝑐 )

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