Definition of Subtracting

1. Verb. (present participle of subtract) ¹



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Definition of Subtracting

1. subtract [v] - See also: subtract

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtracting

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Literary usage of Subtracting

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1. Algebra: First Course by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)
"Rules for Adding and subtracting Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ... Also, since subtracting a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."

2. Algebra: First Course by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)
"Rules for Adding and subtracting Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ... Also, since subtracting a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."

3. Algebra: First Course by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)
"Rules for Adding and subtracting Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ... Also, since subtracting a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."

4. Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools by Dana Pond Colburn (1855)
"subtracting 5 of the 7 oz. from the 5 oz. leaves 2.oz. to be taken from 12 ... In practice, the above method may be abbreviated thus: — subtracting 17 of ..."

5. Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties by Norman Allison Calkins (1898)
"subtracting OBJECTS. subtracting should be commenced with objects as well as adding. Balls on the numeral frame, beans, pebbles, pencils, and other objects ..."

6. Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties by Norman Allison Calkins (1888)
"subtracting OBJECTS. subtracting should be commenced with objects as well as adding. Balls on the numeral frame, beans, pebbles, pencils, and other objects ..."

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