# Subtraction is really Addition

- Author:
- Auston B Cron

- Topic:
- Addition, Subtraction

There is nothing magical about Subtraction, it is a form of Addition. It is the Addition of the opposite of the

**subtrahend**to the**minuend**. The result is the same as the difference between the number.**Minuend:**The first number in a subtraction. The number from which another number (the Subtrahend) is to be subtracted.

**Subtrahend:**The number that is to be subtracted. The second number in a subtraction.

**Difference:**The result of subtracting one number from another. How much one number differs from another.

**Minuend - Subtrahend = Difference**