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Robert Brechner + 1 other
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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# The mathematical process of taking away, or deducting, an amount from a given number is known as __________. (1-4)

To determine

To fill: The blank in the statement “The mathematical process of taking away, or deducting, an amount from a given number is known as _______”.

Explanation

Addition is the mathematical computation to find the sum, or total of the numbers.

Subtraction is the opposite of addition.

Therefore, it is the taking away or deduction from a given amount or number.

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