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commutative

Maths Logic
a. (of an operator) giving the same result irrespective of the order of the arguments; thus disjunction and addition are commutative but implication and subtraction are not
b. relating to this property
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The concept of area is easily shown by the grid array and can be explicitly developed as multiplication facts are learned in a conceptual way through the use of arrays that incorporate the commutative property, inverse relationship and associated language.
Beyond protecting property and commutative justice, government interventions were always exceptions to natural liberty, not substitutes for it.
8 Leray numbers and free partially commutative left regular bands
Commutative justice states that buyer and seller in the marketplace and worker and employer in the workplace have two duties that are binding on both parties.
If for all x [member of] [rho], d(x) [member of] xC, then [d(x), x] = 0 which implies that R is commutative (see (3)).
morphism [theta]: A [right arrow] P such that the following diagram is commutative.
Knowledge of the commutative law necessitates exposure to subtractions with a negative result and divisions with a result that is less than one.
Here I consider that conjunction and disjunction are commutative connectives.
Commutative justice for Smith involves proper resentment on behalf of those who are harmed--so that the most essential of social virtues is, paradoxically, founded on what Smith calls the "unsocial" passion of resentment.
Although its focus is on natural price and commutative justice, its presence does give the reader the sense that the text is more of a compilation of essays than a unified piece.
Thomas distinguished the virtue of distributive justice, which gives each person a fair share of the resources that society has to divide, and commutative justice, which preserves that share (Ibid.
There is commutative justice that governs relationships between individuals, distributive justice that governs relationships between governments and their citizens, and social justice that governs all social, political and economic relationships within society at large.