In arithmetic and higher mathematics, subtraction is the inverse operation of addition.

In lower-level elementary mathematics and when using signed integers in programming languages, subtracting a number from a number with lower value is undefined.

Subtraction in different fields


In real life.

Subtraction is used in real life like addition like in computing change, calculating the amount remaining from a bank account, and many others.


This can be done in the same way as addition.

See also

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