algebraic subtraction

algebraic subtraction

[‚al·jə‚brā·ik səb′trak·shən]
(mathematics)
The subtraction of signed numbers, equivalent to reversing the sign of the subtrahend and adding it to the minuend.
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Consequently, an algebraic subtraction of the pure PP contribution to the infrared [IR] from the whole IPC signal is required [16].
The composition calculation requires an algebraic subtraction of the pure PP infrared (IR) signal contribution from the whole IPC signal.