# Check whether the following pair of statements are negation of each other. Give reasons for the answer.

(i) x + y = y + x is true for every real numbers x and y.

(ii) There exists real numbers x and y for which x + y = y + x.

**Solution:**

The negation of statement (i) is as follows:

"There exists real numbers x and y for which x + y ≠ y + x". This is not the same as the statement (ii)

Thus, the given statements are not negations of each other

NCERT Solutions Class 11 Maths Chapter 14 Exercise 14.3 Question 3

## Check whether the following pair of statements are negation of each other. Give reasons for the answer. (i) x + y = y + x is true for every real numbers x and y. (ii) There exists real numbers x and y for which x + y = y + x

**Summary:**

The given statements are not negations of each other

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