# SOLUTION: Desribe how multiplication and division are inverse operations? Give an example?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inverses Question 55499: Desribe how multiplication and division are inverse operations? Give an example?Answer by stanbon(57214)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!division undoes what multiplication does. Start with "6" Multiply 6 by 3 to get 18 Divide 18 by 3 to get 6. You are now back where you started. The division undid what the multiplication did. --------------- multiplication undoes what division does. Start with 24 Divide by 6 to get 4 Multiply the 4 by 6 to get 24 You are again back where you started. The multiplication undid what the division did. Cheers, Stan H.