Q: What is it called when things are subtracted?

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The original number is known as a subtrahend, while the number being subtracted is called the subtractor.

the " difference ".

resultant

subtrahend

Called a "discount".

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The original number is known as a subtrahend, while the number being subtracted is called the subtractor.

subtrahend

minuend

the " difference ".

resultant

subtrahend

When heat is added, it is called heat absorption or heat gain. When heat is subtracted, it is called heat release or heat loss.

The numbers that are subtracted are called subtrahends. (if a - b = c then a is the minuend, b is the subtrahend and c is the result.)

The subtrahend is the number that is subtracted from another number, called the minuend, that results in the difference.

A discount.

minuend - subtrahend = difference Think of SUBtrahend as the number that is being SUBtracted.