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A commutative operation is a binary operation in which

a * b = b * a

i.e. That is, the order does not matter matter.

Examples of commutative operations are:
addition or of integers
* addition of matrices
multiplication of integers. integers

Examples of non-commutative operations are:
composition of functions or matrix
multiplication of matrices
* multiplication of quaternions