Symbol: -

The binary operation of finding the difference between two quantities. In arithmetic, subtraction is not commutative, i.e. , nor associative, .

The identity element is 0 only when it is on the right hand side, i.e. .

See also: Addition, Difference, Division, Minuend, Multiplication, Subtrahend.

Previous PageView links to and from this pageNext Page

Subjects: Algebra