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noun as in deduction

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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.

In a variation on the grid test, where subtraction yielded the best solution, participants got three practice runs.

Malone sees a path forward for the Nuggets as they adjust to a crucial addition and subtraction.

The researchers hypothesized that most participants defaulted to adding because they failed to even think about subtraction.

Across all experiments, the vast majority of participants chose addition over subtraction.

The theory of addition through subtraction doesn't work in mathematics or politics.

In its report, the Commerce Department breaks down sectors by their contribution to—and subtraction from—the GDP figure.

The answer in subtraction is called the remainder, or difference.

Four things to know about subtraction:  This is e Chapter of subtraccio, in the quych ou most know foure nessessary thynges.

The subtraction of a powerful stimulus will suffice to account for this event.

Thus, with the addition of Broglie and Maison, and the subtraction of Rigny, practically every one remains at his post.

This time we do not subtract A³ and CqA, because this subtraction is already affected by the preceding work.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subtraction, such as: decrease, diminution, discount, reduction, and subduction.

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