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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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KARACHI -- A Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA) unit has been established in the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Accident, Emergency and Trauma Centre and three to four procedures are being done in this unit every day.
The subtraction on the crude oil price over the ship is (8%) "The subtraction must be more than 5$ and less than 10$ of the global price".
Yet, after almost two centuries of burgeoning additions and the chance of a catastrophic sum by the end of the current era, the more subtraction operators we have at our disposal, the better.
When you empty your mind through the subtraction method, your mind and body will become lighter and more free.
More examples of subtraction follow, and then kids learn to subtract with the big number on top.
Teddy Bear Subtraction is a children's picturebook that uses illustrations of colored gummy bears to teach young people about the basics of subtraction, including the simple concepts of "sets", "greater than", and "less than".
Spectral subtraction was used to identify the carbonyl absorptions (near 1690 [cm.
com)-- Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is a digital radiography, digital fluoroscopy, and photo electronic imaging techniques intended for the diagnosis and treatment of various vascular disorders.
In terms of the arithmetic operation, it has traditionally been claimed that adults predominantly use retrieval to solve addition and multiplication and procedures to solve subtraction and division (Barrouillet, Mignon, & Thevenot, 2008; Campbell & Xue, 2001; LeFevre et al.
This paper presents some ways in which fundamental concepts such as subtraction with regrouping, equivalent fractions, dividing and multiplying fractions, and measurement topics such as area and perimeter, can be explored and clarified.
This is because of the similarity of their architectures with FXP addition and subtraction to perform the functions as shown in equation (1) and (2).
A very common difficulty faced by many math teachers is the teaching of addition and subtraction problem solving, especially those with unknowns in the initial position, as well as written problems with semantic structures involving static relations (Bryant, 2011; Carpenter & Moser, 1983; Carpenter, Moser, & Bebout, 1988; Fayol, 1992; Geary, 1994; Haydu, Pullin, Iegas, & Costa, 2010; Neef, Nelles, Iwata, & Page, 2003; Nesher, Greeno, & Riley, 1982; Sa & Fossa, 2008; Verschaffel & De Corte, 1997).
He organizes The Laws of Subtraction into sections based on his six laws, which are themselves spawned from May's "unraveling" the tenth law of graphic designer John Maeda's laws of simplicity.
Previous brain imaging studies have shown that the right parietal region is primarily involved in basic quantity processing (like gauging relative amounts of fruit in baskets), while the left parietal region is involved in more precise numerical operations like addition and subtraction.