Subtraction



noun
1.
an act or instance of subtracting.
2.
Mathematics. the operation or process of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities, denoted by a minus sign (−).
noun
1.
the act or process of subtracting
2.
a mathematical operation in which the difference between two numbers or quantities is calculated. Usually indicated by the symbol (–)
subtraction
(səb-trāk’shən)
The operation of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.

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