Subtrahend

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a subtrahend:

- A subtrahend is the number being subtracted from another number or quantity.
- Subtrahends may be whole numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, real numbers, and imaginary numbers.
- Subtrahends may be polynomials.

Example

Non-example

Difference, minuend, sum, and addend.

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