| B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...•169'007. Ans. 1'056. A short horizontal line thus — is used as a sign of subtraction, and denotes **that the number after it, is to be taken from the number before it** ; thus, 1 2 — 8 =4, and is read, 12 minus 8 equals 4 ; or, 8 subtracted from 12 equals 4; the word... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 ;= 5, is read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 = 5, is read 8 mimis or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 — 5, is read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 r= 5, is read 8 mimis or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1831 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 = 5, is read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - Mathematics - 1833 - 264 pages
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 = 5, is read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Daniel Adams - 1839
...— , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 = 5, is read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...— , is the sign of subtraction ; it is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. **It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it** ; thus, 6—2=4, read 6'less 2 is equal to 4, or 2 subtracted from 6 leaves 4. .w N *\ equal to 1 dollar.... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1839 - 262 pages
...)^-, is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. lt **shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.** Thus, 8 — 3 := 5, is- read 8 minus or less 3 is equal to 5 ; or, 3 from 8 leaves 5. The latter expression... | |
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