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subtrahend

[′səb·trə‚hend]
(mathematics)
A quantity which is to be subtracted from another given quantity.
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For subtraction, counting involved the missing addend strategy: Count from the subtrahend to the minuend.
To compensate, 1 ten is added to the subtrahend, resulting in 8 tens.
Low-stress subtraction involves renaming the minuend and writing it between the original minuend and the subtrahend before subtracting individual digits (Hutchings 1975).
The test comprised randomnly selected samples of 25 addition problems (with single-digit addends and sums of 18 or less) and 25 subtraction problems (with single-digit subtrahends and differences of 9 or less).