# Subtraction Vocabulary

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Vocabulary in Chapter 5 Longman's Mathematics

### minuend

A number that another number is subtracted from. 9-3=6 (9)

### minus

The symbol for subtraction. "-"

### subtrahend

A number that is subtracted from another number. 9-3= 6 (3)

### inverse

The opposite. Inverse of "+" is "-."

Numbers added together to give a sum. 3+6=9 3, (6 )

### sum

Law stating when we group three or more numbers in different ways the sum is not affected. (5+6) +3 = 5 + (6 + 3)

Law stating that adding numbers in any order does not affect the sum. 3+6=6+3

Law stating that adding zero to any number does not affect the sum. 7+0=7

### subtraction

The operation of subtracting two numbers to result in a difference. 9-6=3

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