Inverse Operation
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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.
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Example of Inverse Operation

The inverse operation of "10 + 9 = 19" is "19  9 = 10", or viceversa.
The inverse operation of "7 × 9 = 63" is "63 ÷ 9 = 7", or viceversa.
Solved Example on Inverse Operation
Ques: Identify the inverse operation for 14 × 4 = 56.
Choices:
A. 56 ÷ 4 = 14B. 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.
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