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Synonyms for subtraction

an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated


the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

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One of the most common errors students make with number operations relate to the subtraction of one number from the other where one of the digits in the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding digit in the minuend (see Young & Shea, 1981).
Coronary Subtraction is performed by subtracting a routine Calcium Score dataset from a Coronary CT Angiography dataset.
May's final law of subtraction may be controversial; no company is going to tell its employees to "do nothing.
In fact, of those who were previously unaware of the tax subtraction, 62 percent said learning about the tax subtraction did incentivize them to take action, and they indicated they were more likely to do mitigation.
At the end of each chapter, May includes a series of "Silhouettes in Subtraction," or short vignettes that dovetail with the section's theme and are written by various big-idea personalities.
In two other tasks, participants were asked to solve simple addition and subtraction problems.
These digital images will be used to perform image subtraction.
They correctly answered two-thirds of the subtraction problems and four-fifths of the comparison problems.
Yet by the time they enter kindergarten, a new study finds, kids can solve addition and subtraction problems involving large numbers if they are prompted to consult their intuitive knowledge of approximate quantities rather than to compute precise solutions.
If an elementary student needs a little boost with math studies, flash cards are helpful for drilling basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems.
This platform-based program, designed for students ages 6 through 12, uses intuitive math games that incorporate addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fact families.
The original researchers designed the instrument to measure four subscales on the beliefs of teachers (a) about how children learn mathematics, (b) about how mathematics should be taught, (c) about the relationship between learning and concepts and procedures, and (d) about what should provide the basis for sequencing topics in addition and subtraction instruction.
It also discusses the differences between income and consumption taxation and examines the five major consumption tax alternatives [retail sales tax, credit-invoice value-added tax (VAT), subtraction method VAT, "the flat tax" (a single-rate consumption tax), and personal consumption tax].
These values are obtained from the sinusoidal curve fitting to the measured count rate patterns after background subtraction.