minuend definition

  • noun:
    • The quantity from where another amount, the subtrahend, will be subtracted. When you look at the equation 50 - 16 = 34, the minuend is 50.
    • A number or volume where another is usually to be subtracted.
    • In the process of subtraction{2}, the amount where another quantity (the subtrahend) is to be subtracted, to obtain the huge difference.
    • In arithmetic, the quantity from where another number will be subtracted in the process of subtraction.
    • the number where the subtrahend is subtracted

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