** 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.

**Examples 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**

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.

**Related Terms for Inverse Operation**

- Addition
- Division
- Multiplication
- Operation
- Opposites
- Subtraction