Q: How do you know if you need to rename the first number in a subtraction problem involving mixed numbers?

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A set of real numbers is closed under subtraction when you take two real numbers and subtract , the answer is always a real number .

it is the number you would use to solve the problem

The first number is called the dividend. The second number is called the divisor. The answer is called the quotient.

The left over number or numbers

yes, because an integer is a positive or negative, rational, whole number. when you subject integers, you still get a positive or negative, rational, whole number, which means that under the closure property of real numbers, the set of integers is closed under subtraction.

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there is no limit as there is no limit for numbers,answer by Pranit Prabhu of Bangalore

The second number in a subtraction problem is called the subtrahend.

Putting a negative number in parentheses merely assists a subtraction sum involving negative numbers. For example, 14 - (-17) = 31.

It is the answer to a subtraction problem.

the number that is being subracted (4-5) the 5 is called a subtrahend and the other is a minuend.

Add your answer with the lower number of the subtraction problem and if it adds up to the upper number then you are right.

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It depends on the problem. An integer subtraction can be one number, take away another number.

a number lower than the original number

The number of the sub you do first

Subtrahened

The minuend is the first number in a subtraction problem and the subtrahend is the second number. So the subtrahend is subtracted from the minuend to give the difference.Minuend - subtrahend = difference