Origin of subtraction
OTHER WORDS FROM subtractionnon·sub·trac·tion, noun
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How to use subtraction in a sentence
Students two years behind, in second grade, are still mastering addition and subtraction problems and demonstrating they understand key details of texts, like characters and settings.The Bureau of Indian Education Hasn’t Told the Public How Its Schools Are Performing. So We Did It Instead.|by Alden Woods, The Arizona Republic, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|June 9, 2021|ProPublica
In a variation on the grid test, where subtraction yielded the best solution, participants got three practice runs.Most people will add something — even when subtracting makes more sense|Sujata Gupta|May 10, 2021|Science News For Students
Malone sees a path forward for the Nuggets as they adjust to a crucial addition and subtraction.Aaron Gordon Was Supposed To Be the Final Piece For Denver. Now, He’s The Key.|James L. Jackson|April 19, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The researchers hypothesized that most participants defaulted to adding because they failed to even think about subtraction.
Across all experiments, the vast majority of participants chose addition over subtraction.
The theory of addition through subtraction doesn't work in mathematics or politics.
In its report, the Commerce Department breaks down sectors by their contribution to—and subtraction from—the GDP figure.
The answer in subtraction is called the remainder, or difference.A Week of Instruction and Amusement,|Mrs. Harley
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The subtraction of a powerful stimulus will suffice to account for this event.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages|William Andrus Alcott
Thus, with the addition of Broglie and Maison, and the subtraction of Rigny, practically every one remains at his post.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
This time we do not subtract A³ and CqA, because this subtraction is already affected by the preceding work.William Oughtred|Florian Cajori