# subtrahend

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## subtrahend

[′səb·trə‚hend]
(mathematics)
A quantity which is to be subtracted from another given quantity.
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6003 - 2987 Step 1: 9999 - 2987 = 7012 Step 2: 7012 + 6003 = 13 015 Step 3: 13 015 - 10 000 = 3015 Step 4: 3015 + 1 = 3016 Finally check, as in all subtraction problems, that the answer plus the subtrahend yields the minuend.
The proposed amendments to the Code would involve the creation of a new gain basis to be used as the subtrahend in the computation of gain on the sale of depreciable property.
1585 Minuend - 742 Subtrahend 843 Difference Trading (Borrowing)
Divide this result by the last subtrahend (6 in this case):
Subtract, then, from every period of 49 years, one as the representative of the Sabbatical year, that will give you 40 for a subtrahend; and next subtract, on account of every great Sabbatical year, (namely, every 490th year), one also, and that will give you an additional subtrahend of 4, as there are four such periods of 490 years.
with [alpha] [greater than or equal to] 0 and V like before is a stability measure, where the minuend rewards frequent choices of variables, while the subtrahend penalises large sets of chosen features.
Hence, although subtraction was allowed, care was always taken to ensure that the subtrahend was smaller than the minuend.
Subtrahend was exhibited in a group show at the John Weber Gallery, along with works by Andre, Nancy Holt, Hans Haacke, and Mary Obering.
I then added the subtrahend as a point on the number line and asked, "What if we started with 4689 from the problem and added 4000 to it?" He mentally calculated with ease, bringing us to 8689, which I recorded as an interval.
Next, the other number (the subtrahend), which was always a one-figure number, was presented.
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.
As the student types the minuend of a subtraction problem, boxes on the number line automatically turn yellow to represent the quantity; as the student types the subtrahend, black Xs are drawn through yellow boxes to represent the removal of that quantity.

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