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Key Characteristics

The following are true of a difference:

  • It is a remaining amount.

  • It is the result of separating or subtracting one amount from another.

  • It is the result of subtraction.


Use the link below to further study examples of difference.

Difference Card Sort Activity


  • Sum

  • Minuend

  • Subtrahend

TEKS: K(3)(B); 4(3)(F); 4(4) Knowledge and skills statement; A(10)(F); A2(7)(E); A2(7)(F)