# minuend

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### the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted

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Of course, primary school children do not use either method in the above forms with brackets; instead they have the subtrahend directly under the minuend and use crossing out and pre-indices to denote the trading used in Example 1.
Fuchs, Hamlett, & Powell, 2003): Sums to 12, Sums to 18, Minuends to 12, and Minuends to 18.
(1) Following Seyler, Kirk and Ashcraft (2003), who found a pronounced discontinuity beginning with minuend 11, it is usually considered that this number marks a shift in processing between smaller and larger subtraction facts.
Difference of rates--ternary relation containing three roles: difference, minuend and subtrahend;
A problem checks correctly if the total from the addition problem equals the minuend (top number) of the first problem.
This includes all addition problems equaling 5 and all subtraction problems with 5 as the minuend: 0 + 5, 1 + 4, 2 + 3, 3 + 2, 4 + 1, 5 + 0, 5 - 0, 5 - 1, 5 - 2, 5 - 3, 5 - 4, 5 - 5.
A zero in the minuend, or top number, means there are no values in that column, which presents an unusual situation open to a range of inventive solution processes (Klein 2000).
Effect of operation on Not consistent--some understanding for number addition and subtraction (where minuend changes).
In 1993 New Jersey abolished the DRG system; that left the discount formula without a minuend from which to subtract the actual per diem charge of the HMO.
However, the set difference with minuend [P.sub.e](t) removes s
with [alpha] [greater than or equal to] 0 and V like before is a stability measure, where the minuend rewards frequent choices of variables, while the subtrahend penalises large sets of chosen features.
Hence, although subtraction was allowed, care was always taken to ensure that the subtrahend was smaller than the minuend. It was acknowledged that "a subtraction times a subtraction produced an addition" and that "an addition times a subtraction produced a subtraction" but this was only for use in expansions like (a-b) (c-d).
After doubles, lessons focused on number combinations in sets (e.g., all combinations with a sum of 5 or 5 as the minuend).
Finally, Subpart B.2 shows how continuing unaltered use of the current law's adjusted basis--for purposes of tracking the declining balance of depreciation deductions and of serving as the minuend in loss computation--would preserve the integrity of the depreciation deduction.
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