| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...difference is called the remainder. *> 22. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less- When **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken** front the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from K u<;re 6 is the minuend,... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 288 pages
...subtraliend ? Which the remainder ? §18. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. Wheti **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4... | |
| Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 12 pages
...subtrahend ? Which the remainder ? § 18. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 340 pages
...subtrahend 1 Which the remainder ? § 18- The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend,... | |
| Almon Ticknor - Arithmetic - 1846 - 264 pages
...is a small remainder. It is also calldd plus, meaning more. — Less (minus), or subtraction ; when **placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left; thus, 5—3=2 denotes that 3 is to be taken from 5, will =2, or 2 over, which... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 360 pages
...called the remainder. OF THE SIGNS. 17. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 336 pages
...to be added together. Thus, 3 + 2 = 5. The sign — , is called minus, a term signify ing less. When **placed between two numbers' it denotes that the one on the right is to be** takon from the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 2 = 4. 31. How many general methods are there of forming... | |
| Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 394 pages
...SUBTRACTION, is a short horizontal line, thus : ( — ), and is called minus, signifying less. When it is **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from** the one on the left ; thug, for 6 — 4=2, to be read, 6 minus 4 equals 2. LESSON II. 44. ANALYSIS... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 336 pages
...taken from each other; therefor^ Subtraction is the reverse of Addition. 3. When the given numbers arc **of the same denomination, the operation is called...3 the remainder. SUBTRACTION TABLE. 2 — 2 = 0 3** — 3 = 0 4 — 4 = 0 5 — 5 = 0 3 — 2 = 1 4 — 3 = 1 5 — 4 = 1 6 — 5 = 1 4 2 = 2 5 — 3 =... | |
| Daniel Barnard Hagar - Arithmetic - 1871 - 208 pages
...Subtrahend is the number which is subtracted. 58. The Sign of Subtraction is — , and is called minus. When **placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right** of it is to be taken from that on the left. Thus, 13 — 5 is read, thirteen minus five, and means... | |
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