## Definition Of Inverse Operation

Two operations are said to be Inverse to each other if one operation undoes the effect of the other operation.

### More About Inverse Operation

Addition and subtraction are inverse operations of each other.

Multiplication and division are inverse operations of each other.

### Video Examples: How to Solve Algebra Equations Using Inverse Operations : Measurements & Other Math Calculations

### Example of Inverse Operation

The inverse operation of "10 + 9 = 19" is "19 - 9 = 10", or vice-versa.

The inverse operation of "7 × 9 = 63" is "63 ÷ 9 = 7", or vice-versa.

### Solved Example on Inverse Operation

**Ques: **Identify the inverse operation for 14 × 4 = 56.

##### Choices:

A. 56 ÷ 4 = 14

B. 56 × 4 = 14

C. 14 ÷ 4 = 56

D. 56 - 4 = 14

Correct Answer: A

### Solution:

Step 1: The inverse operation of 14 × 4 = 56 is 56 ÷ 4 = 14 and 56 ÷ 14 = 4.

Step 2: Here, 56 ÷ 4 = 14 is the correct answer.