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# Definition of Subtraction

The basic definition of subtraction covers following statements:

1. Reducing one quantity away from other.
2. The act and method of finding the difference amid two figures and quantities. It is indicated by negative sign(-).
3. A way of calculation in which the difference of two numbers or quantities is determined.
4. A process of calculating the difference of two Numbers and quantities.
5. To take away an element of an object, number or quantity from the total is subtraction.
6. A mathematical calculation that reduces a quantity or number from a larger whole.
7. The operation of reducing or taking apart a part from a larger part.
8. The process of taking a smaller portion from a greater portion of the similar kind.

Example 1:

G-one have 7 mangoes and he gives 3 mangoes to Krish then he is left with 4 mangoes.

7 -3 = 4

Example 2:

If Spiderman has 10 bananas and he gives 7 to his aunt then he is left with 3 bananas.

10-7=3