Subtraction of Real Numbers

Subtraction of Real Numbers

Operation that associates with every ordered pair of numbers (xy), called the terms of the subtraction, a new number (x − y) called the difference of the two terms.

Examples

• 5.6 – 3.2 = 2.4
• 5π – 3π = 2π
• 5$$sqrt{2}$$ – 2$$sqrt{2}$$ = 3$$sqrt{2}$$