# minuend

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## minuend

[′min·yə‚wend]
(mathematics)
The quantity from which another quantity is to be subtracted.
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Minuends to 12 comprised 25 subtraction fact problems with minuends from 5 to 12.
To Insure Perfect Solutions Minuend minus Subtrahend equals Difference or Minuend - Subtrahend Difference TIPS .
One of the most common errors students make with number operations relate to the subtraction of one number from the other where one of the digits in the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding digit in the minuend (see Young & Shea, 1981).
Conversely, although in the computation of Recapture Income, the same adjusted basis is utilized as the subtrahend, in arriving at the recomputed basis, the minuend of the formula only depreciation deductions actually claimed are added to the adjusted basis.
Subtraction problem with drawings and the unknown in the minuend.
For subtraction, counting involved the missing addend strategy: Count from the subtrahend to the minuend.
The player with four cards subtracts the three-digit number, or subtrahend, from the four-digit number, or minuend.
This rule, however, does not help teachers understand the changes made to the minuend or the subtrahend.
To solve the same problem, 34 -- 18, using equal addition, an equivalent problem is created by adding the same number to the minuend and subtrahend.
In contrast, BUGGY problems were often exceedingly complex, containing as many as eight digits in the minuend.
The next step is to add 10 tens to the 6 tens in the minuend so that 8 tens can be subtracted.
For subtraction, one child holds the subtrahend, one child holds the difference, and the teacher calls out the minuend.

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