## Meaning of Subtraction

## What is Subtraction:

Subtraction or subtraction is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic that consists of subtracting two or more elements to arrive at a final result where the final result is the original element diminished by the element that was wanted to subtract.

The subtraction symbol is the minus symbol (-) and is inserted between the elements to be subtracted, for example: 3-2 = 1.

Subtraction can be used for natural, whole, decimal, fraction, real, and complex numbers.

The subtraction is made up of the minuend that is the total element that we want to subtract, the subtrahend that is the amount that we want to subtract and the difference that is the final result of the subtraction.

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