# What are the three parts of a subtraction problem called?

## What are the three parts of a subtraction problem called?

3 Main Parts of a Subtraction Problem

- The Minuend. In a subtraction problem, the minuend is defined as the number from which another number is to be subtracted.
- The Subtrahend. The subtrahend of a subtraction problem is defined as the number that will be subtracted from another.
- The Difference.

## What are the 4 properties of subtraction?

Properties of Subtraction: Commutative, Associative, Inverse and other subtraction properties

- Commutative Property of Subtraction.
- Associative Property of Subtraction.
- Identity Property of Subtraction.
- Distributive Property of Multiplication over Subtraction.
- Inverse Property of Subtraction.
- Subtraction Property of Equality.

**What are the parts of a math problem?**

There are three main parts to a division problem: the dividend, the divisor, and the quotient. The dividend is the number that will be divided.

### What are 5 keywords for subtraction?

For subtraction, Caulleen used the words, fewer than, decrease, take away, and subtract. We also could have used less than, minus, and difference.

### What are the names of subtraction?

The terms of subtraction are called minuend and subtrahend, the outcome is called the difference. The minuend is the first number, it is the number from which you take something and it must be the larger number. The subtrahend is the number that is subtracted and it must be the smaller number.

**What are the 3 parts of addition?**

The 3 parts of addition are the addends, the two signs (plus sign and equal to sign), and the sum. Addend: In addition, the numbers or terms being added together are known as the addends.

## What are the rules for subtracting?

Steps on How to Subtract Integers

- First, keep the first number (known as the minuend).
- Second, change the operation from subtraction to addition.
- Third, get the opposite sign of the second number (known as the subtrahend)
- Finally, proceed with the regular addition of integers.

## What are the 3 properties of subtraction?

Properties of Subtraction

- Identity Property. The identity property of subtraction tells us that subtracting zero (0) from a number doesn’t change it.
- Commutative Property. The commutative property of subtraction says that when you swap the minuend and subtrahend, it DOES change the value.
- Associative Property.

**What is the product of a subtraction problem?**

The answer of a subtraction problem is called the difference.

### What words are used in subtraction?

Subtraction-minus, greater than, take away, fewer than, less than, subtract, decreased by.

### What are some words for subtraction?

Here are a few other words for subtraction, which primary school students need to be familiar with:

- Take away.
- Minus.
- Leave.
- Fewer.
- Less.
- Decrease.

**What are the parts of a sum called?**

Addends are the numbers that are added together. Sum is the answer you get when you add numbers together. We write a plus sign (+) in between two addends, and an equal sign before the sum. Tip: The equal sign (=) means the things to the left and right of it are equal.