subtraction

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This problem shows that the digit in the ones place value of the subtrahend (7) is larger than the corresponding digit (3) in the minuend.
Conversely, although in the computation of Recapture Income, the same adjusted basis is utilized as the subtrahend, in arriving at the recomputed basis, the minuend of the formula only depreciation deductions actually claimed are added to the adjusted basis.
For subtraction, counting involved the missing addend strategy: Count from the subtrahend to the minuend.
in the tens and/or hundreds columns) of the minuend, the student borrows all the way to the left.