Minuend

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a minuend:

- A minuend is any number from which another number or quantity is subtracted.
- Minuends may be whole numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, real numbers, and imaginary numbers.
- Minuends may be polynomials.

Example

Non-example

Difference, subtrahend, sum, and addend.

TEKS: This term is not explicitly covered in the Mathematics TEKS.