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inverse operations

• opposite, reverse operations.
• addition and subtraction are inverse operations and
multiplication and division are inverse operations.

Inverse operations are handy for checking your calculations.
You can use addition to check subtraction and vice versa.
The same can be done for multiplication and division.

inverse operations

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