Definition of Subtraction

a removal or deduction

Examples of Subtraction in a sentence

In Ms. Fisherβs first grade math class, she showed the students subtraction by placing 5 apples on her desk and then putting two away. π

In regard to the subtraction of integers, you need to first see if the integers are positive or negative. π

After the subtraction of the dirty politicians, the candidates that were left seemed like they would do a decent job in office. π

With the high daily subtraction of trees in the Amazon, our rainforests are becoming closer to being depleted. π

Due to the budget cuts, the CEO decided to implement the subtraction of some of the higher-paying jobs. π

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