subtraction


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subtraction

noun abstraction, ademption, decrease, decrement, deduction, diminution, exception, lessening, reduction, removal, shortening, shrinkage, subduction, withdrawal
See also: curtailment, decrease, decrement, deduction, diminution, discount, exception, exclusion, removal

SUBTRACTION. The act of withholding or detaining anything unlawfully.

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Once students are familiar with place value concepts, addition and subtraction of numbers can be carried out.
Atlas based cardiac segmentation and sophisticated rigid and deformable registration algorithms enable accurate subtraction of the coronary arteries to become a reality, leading to improved visualization of the coronary lumen.
Allstate encourages all homeowners, whether they'll take advantage of the tax subtraction or not, to prepare their home against the threat of wildfires.
Consistent with previous studies, the researchers found that the basic number-matching task activated the right parietal cortex, while the addition and subtraction tasks produced additional activity in the left parietal cortex.
Rebecca reported that, although the students had had a range of experiences involving number sequences and addition, their experience with subtraction was limited.
Both will be done by taking the original digital image after image subtraction, and inverting the values.
Subtraction problems appeared in the form: "Sarah has 64 candies.
Recall of number facts should precede the development of an understanding of the related operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division).
Chapters address teaching strategies for basic math survival skills, calculator useage, writing numerals, whole number addition and subtraction, time, shapes and patterns, money, and more fill this superb educator guidebook with emphasis on practical needs.
For example, they tended to perform better on addition and subtraction problems than on multiplication and division items.
Fifty-four students in the sixth-grade completed a one-step addition task (1st grade level), a three-step subtraction task (3.
Reversing the process of subtraction that leads to a discarding of what isn't needed, we obtain new data, information about the past and its traces, descriptions of a specific experience.