# Essays Tagged: "Subtraction"

#### Describe the structure of the Real Number System, defining each type of number which it comprises and making clear the relationship between them.

he next.When we add or subtract the natural numbers the answer is always a naturalnumber. If we use subtraction or division however, we would without any othersystem, not always be able to obtain an a ... nd numerical examples.We use in mathematics four basic ways of arithmetic; addition, multiplication,subtraction and division. Addition and multiplication deal with making the answerlarger as opposed t ...

(8 pages) 98 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Ancient Egyptian Mathematics

f you had 20 one thousands, you would make 2 ten thousand symbols to represent 20,000.Now I will do subtraction. The Egyptians subtracted by taking all the symbols in the second number from the first ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.7 Feb/2004

#### What I do and don't understand in 8th. It's a small essay about whole numbers and integers.

bsolute value of the numbers and keep the sign of the number that has the larger absolute value.For subtraction just change the subtraction symbol to addition and turn the integer's sign following the ...

(1 pages) 53 2 1.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Child development class observation report

s. I had given her a math evaluation and I wanted to tester her in four areas of math. Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, algebra and geometry were subjects used. The object of thi ... evel of math.I handed her a pencil and pen for utensils. The first paper had five addition and five subtraction problems. I asked her to do all ten problems and to take her time. As she scanned the pa ...

(2 pages) 151 1 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

#### Math - The Order of Operations

order of operations to be followed. That order is Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition and Subtraction from left to right. In mathematics, more than in some other forms of written expression, ...

(1 pages) 818 0 5.0 Feb/2008

#### Building Critical Thinking Skills with Math

d ever be used in 'the real world.' Beyond the rudimentary math skills of addition, multiplication, subtraction and division most persons would see little to no use for greater planes of math in their ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.5 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

#### Rationality of Company in Context of Price Discrimination

e and MC curve. The output the monopolist produces is OC .The area OABC gives the total revenue. On subtraction of costs which is the area below the orange area in the figure form total revenue gives ...

(9 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2009

#### Four Basic Operations of Arithmetic

nking of two numbers and getting one number. The fundamental operations of arithmetic are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.There are special signs to indicate operations with numbers. T ... n the arithmetic sentence 3+5=8 three and five are addends and eight is the sum.In the operation of subtraction the number to be made smaller is called the minuend. The subtrahend is the number to be ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics