# What happens to the decimal in an subtraction problem?

You bring it straight down.

### What is the math word for the answer to a subtraction problem?

multiplication - product division - quotient addition - summation subtraction - difference

### What is the minuend of a subtraction problem?

In subtraction, the minuend minus the subtrahend equals the difference.

### What are the parsts of a subtraction problem?

In subtraction, the minuend minus the subtrahend equals the difference.

### What are numbers in an subtraction problem called?

The traditional names for the parts of the formula c − b = a are minuend (c) − subtrahend (b) = difference (a). The words "minuend" and "subtrahend" are not used much now. The answer is still called the difference.

### What is the answer to a math problem called when numbers are subtracted?

This is known as the "Difference".

### How do you know where the decimal point is located in the answer to a multiplication problem with decimals?

Okay so here is an example: 0.25 x 0.30 You move the decimal out from 0.25 towards to the right and you count how many spaces you have to move it. In this case, it's twice. The same goes for 0.30. You count how many times it moves to the right and then you just do 25 x 30 because you've gotten rid of the decimal. Now the answer to 25 x 30 is 750… Read More

### How do you check a subtraction problem?

You take the two numbers that are the smallest and add those together to see if the make the bigger number. If they do, good job, you got it right. If they don't check your math.By doing it in reverse. 96 - 35 = 61 because 61 + 35 = 96

### How can a subtraction problem be turned into a addition problem?

When you have a negative number after the subtraction sign it turns in to addition. For example +7 - (-7) = 14 and (-7) - 7 = (-14)

### Solve the problem negative 282 subtract plus 1017 equals?

-282 plus 1017... use your calc? 735 the answer is wrong.correct is - 1,299

### How can you use inverse operations to check your answer to a decimal subtraction problem?

If you calculated x - y = z then calculate z + y.If the answer is x your calculation is fine. If not, one of the sums went wrong.

### How will you use addition and subtraction to solve real life problems?

pray............ ask your parents and friends..................

### Where should a decimal point be placed in the answer of addition and subtraction problems?

Where the decimal is placed you just have to bring it straight down.

### Can each of the digits 01234 and 5 exactly once to write a decimal subtraction problem The difference must be the same as one of the decimals in the problem?

3.04 - 1.52 = 1.52

### How can you use subtraction to complete an addition problem?

Treat the "plus positive X" as "minus negative X".Example:Positive two plus positive two equals positive four.Positive two minus negative two equals positive four.

### Can you turn a subtraction problem into an addition problem?

Yes, since adding a minus is the same as subtracting a plus; for example 5 - 3 = 2 5 - (+3) = 2 5 + (-3) = 2

### How do you invert the remainder of division problem to a decimal?

You do not invert it. However, you can convert the remainder to a decimal by carrying out a long division of the remainder divided by the original divisor.For example, 13/3 = 4r1Then, long division of the remainder (=1) by the divisor (=3) gives 0.33.... which is the converted remainder.The full quotient, in decimal form is 4.33...

### An answer to a subtraction question was 396 what could the problem be?

There are an infinite number of possibilities: 396-0, 397-1, 398-2, etc 396.1-.1, 396.2-.2, etc 396.001-.001, 396.002-.002, etc and so on.

### How do you know if you need to rename the first number in a subtraction problem involving mixed numbers?

If the second fraction is larger than the fist fraction. You cant take a larger amount away from a small amount. -I am a sixth grader

### Can commutative be solved by addition subtraction and multipication problems?

Commutativity is a property of some mathematical operations - such as addition or multiplication of real numbers, but not subtraction. It cannot be "solved".

### What is a subtraction problem in which the difference between two negative numbers results in a positive number?

-4 - (-8) = 4

### Is how many miles did she jog last month a subtraction problem a addition problem or a multiplication problem?

It is impossible to answer the question since that depends on the details of the information given, which you have chosen not to share.

### What is an example of a subtraction word problem?

Today was pay-day at the shop. It could not have come at a better time, as I was flat broke. I was paid my usual $243 after deductions. On my way home, I stopped at the big Green Wall pharmacy and monomart for supplies. Two prescriptions were ready, and as long as I was there anyway, I picked up toothpaste, a notepad, a 30-foot extension cord, and this month's issues of QST, Scientific American, and… Read More

### Can associative property can be applied to the subtraction problem below when x equals 0 or 1?

I really can't say, because you're not letting me see the subtraction problem below.

### What is the minuend in a subtraction problem?

The minuend is the first number in the equation from which the subtrahend is subtracted. 12 - 7 = 5 ... 12 is the minuend, 7 is the subtrahend, 5 is the difference.

### What are the numbers in a subtracting problem?

The minuend minus the subtrahend equals the difference.

### What do you call the answer to subtraction problem?

The answer in a subtraction problem is difference.

### What is the answer to an multiplication problem called?

The answer to a multiplication problem is called a product.

### Why would it make sense to use multiplication on fraction and decimal problems?

When a problem asks, for example, for 2/5 of 100, this can be stated as 2/5 times 100. The situation is similar if you use decimals instead of fractions. 0.15 of 100 is the same as 0.15 x 100.

### How do you write subtraction problems in words?

For example: three hundred and forty five minus six hundred and forty two equals three hundred and three. thats how u write it in words