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synonyms for subtraction

  • decrease
  • diminution
  • discount
  • reduction
  • subduction
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antonyms for subtraction

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  • development
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • growth
  • increase
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Students two years behind, in second grade, are still mastering addition and subtraction problems and demonstrating they understand key details of texts, like characters and settings.
THE BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION HASN’T TOLD THE PUBLIC HOW ITS SCHOOLS ARE PERFORMING. SO WE DID IT INSTEAD.BY ALDEN WOODS, THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAJUNE 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
In a variation on the grid test, where subtraction yielded the best solution, participants got three practice runs.
MOST PEOPLE WILL ADD SOMETHING — EVEN WHEN SUBTRACTING MAKES MORE SENSESUJATA GUPTAMAY 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Malone sees a path forward for the Nuggets as they adjust to a crucial addition and subtraction.
AARON GORDON WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE FINAL PIECE FOR DENVER. NOW, HE’S THE KEY.JAMES L. JACKSONAPRIL 19, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The researchers hypothesized that most participants defaulted to adding because they failed to even think about subtraction.
PEOPLE ADD BY DEFAULT EVEN WHEN SUBTRACTION MAKES MORE SENSESUJATA GUPTAAPRIL 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Across all experiments, the vast majority of participants chose addition over subtraction.
PEOPLE ADD BY DEFAULT EVEN WHEN SUBTRACTION MAKES MORE SENSESUJATA GUPTAAPRIL 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
It’s possible to make this arithmetic — the addition and subtractions of loops — rigorous.
TOPOLOGY 101: THE HOLE TRUTHDAVID S. RICHESONJANUARY 26, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The right combination of bits can represent types of data like numbers, letters, and colors, or types of operations like addition, subtraction, and comparison.
TINY FOUR-BIT COMPUTERS ARE NOW ALL YOU NEED TO TRAIN AIKAREN HAODECEMBER 11, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The literary convention is that nothing major can happen to them except through subtraction.
ALISON LURIE, PULITZER-WINNING NOVELIST OF MORDANT WIT AND BOUNDLESS EMPATHY, DIES AT 94PHOEBE CONNELLYDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Now, in the words of veteran tech analyst Toni Sacconaghi of research shop Bernstein, new IBM CEO Arvind Krishna is pursuing a strategy of “growth through subtraction.”
IBM FINALLY GETS RID OF SOME BUSINESS TO FOCUS ON THE ONE THAT MATTERSADAM LASHINSKYOCTOBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The answer in subtraction is called the remainder, or difference.
A WEEK OF INSTRUCTION AND AMUSEMENT,MRS. HARLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBTRACTION

  • addition
  • calculation
  • computation
  • division
  • estimation
  • figuring
  • multiplication
  • reckoning
  • subtraction
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