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SUBTRACTION. The act of withholding or detaining anything unlawfully.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In this paper, we apply the notion of neutrosophic sets in subtraction algebras.
We use this method to teach individual bees to learn the task of addition or subtraction over four to seven hours.
In the study, the researchers created an experiment using mazes to test whether bees could perform arithmetic operations like addition and subtraction. The insects came up with the correct answers some 63 to 72 percent of the time, which is better than random chance.
class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBAccording to this convention, we should do the addition first and then the subtraction.
What is required of INEC is to express that decision without any subtraction or addition.
Thus, adding the same digit to each number (minuend and subtrahend) in the original subtraction still leaves the same answer.
Focal Person, SMBB Trauma Centre, Syed Aamir Raza Abidi, said Digital Subtraction Angiography Unit has been set up for the patients of cardiovascular and vascular diseases.
Ratio derivative and ratio subtraction methods were implemented in Matlab (R2013b) using our own written scripts.
When you empty your mind through the subtraction method, your mind and body will become lighter and more free.
where [mu] is the subtraction scale, [V.sup.(n).sub.[mu]](E) is the driving term
The final image sets consisted of [sup.99m]Tc-sestamibi SPECT images, [sup.123]I SPECT images, and subtraction SPECT images.