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The minuend is the first number in a subtraction problem and the subtrahend is the second number. So the subtrahend is subtracted from the minuend to give the difference.

Minuend - subtrahend = difference

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When two numbers are subtracted what is the answer called?

the " difference ".


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

This is known as the "Difference".


The result when two numbers are subtracted?

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What are the two numbers subtracted called?

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


What are the two numbers being subtracted called?

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What is it called after you have subtracted?

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What is the result of two numbers being subtracted?

If you are asking what the result is called, there are two terms for it: difference, and remainder.


What are the numbers that are subtracted?

The numbers that are subtracted are called subtrahends. (if a - b = c then a is the minuend, b is the subtrahend and c is the result.)


When two whole numbers are subtracted does it affect the difference?

When you subtract one number from another, the result is called the difference. What does your question mean? If by "when two whole numbers are subtracted" you mean that you subtract one whole number from the minuend, and then you subtract another whole number from the difference, then the answer you get is another difference. In effect, you have one minuend and two subtrahends.


The number subtracted by another number is called what?

It is called the difference. To me: minuend - subtrahend = difference


What prime numbers subtracted equal 14?

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