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sub·tra·hend

 (sŭb′trə-hĕnd′)
n.
A quantity or number to be subtracted from another.

[From Latin subtrahendum, neuter gerundive of subtrahere, to subtract; see subtract.]

subtrahend

(ˈsʌbtrəˌhɛnd)
n
(Mathematics) the number to be subtracted from another number (the minuend)
[C17: from Latin subtrahendus, from subtrahere to subtract]

sub•tra•hend

(ˈsʌb trəˌhɛnd)

n.
a number that is subtracted from another. Compare minuend.
[1665–75; < Latin subtrahendum, neuter ger. of subtrahere; see subtract]

sub·tra·hend

(sŭb′trə-hĕnd′)
A number subtracted from another. For example, in the expression 4 - 3, 3 is the subtrahend.
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Noun1.subtrahend - the number to be subtracted from the minuend
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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Hence, although subtraction was allowed, care was always taken to ensure that the subtrahend was smaller than the minuend.
The symbol represents the difference between the sum of records matching the minuend and the sum of records matching the subtrahend.
Brenda Miller famously wrote a letter to the editor of ArtForum protesting the reviewer's comparison of her Post-Minimal wallwork Subtrahend, involving mathematically determined lengths of sisal strands, to "crafts more than art," which was the domestic domain to which women were regularly assigned.
This is why Misaki's Axiom R defines the factor m as an exponent, not an addend or subtrahend.
The structure of each trial was as follows: (1) a fixation point was presented for 500 ms; (2) the minuend was presented for 1500 ms; (3) the subtraction sign was presented for 300 ms; (4) the subtrahend was presented for 2500 ms; (5) the proposed solution was presented for 2500 ms or until the response; and (6) a question about strategy use was presented and remained on the screen until the participant gave an answer.
The red blocks, placed on the right side of the minus sign, represented the subtrahend, the number to be taken away.
Do all your students know words such as minuend, subtrahend, quotient, remainder; product and partial product?
This is also true for any combination of any two designs since the absolute difference between them is the same irrespective of which is the minuend or subtrahend.
lt;<the current column>> <<minuend, subtrahend and difference>>.
Subtractions were made between two digit numbers with the minuend always larger than the subtrahend.
By utilizing the Gain Basis as the subtrahend in the gain computation formula, the Basis Reduction Tax Trap would be eliminated as no gain attributable to useless depreciation deductions would ever be triggered.