# Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Subtract"

## Example sentences using "Subtract"

Q: Please show me example sentences with subtract.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with subtract.
A: "Subtract 50 from 100."
"Classes were added and subtracted from the curriculum."

## Synonyms of "Subtract" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between subtract and deduct and minus ?
A: The same question was asked here: https://hinative.com/en-US/questions/252074

About minus, it is the symbol of subtraction and we typically use it in math:

"10 minus 5"
"16 minus 10"
Q: What is the difference between subtract and minus ?
A: "Subtract" is a verb, and "minus" is a conjunction. Because of this, "subtract" is used to make a sentence, while "minus" is used to make a noun phrase.

"x minus y equals 4" (The subject of the sentence is the noun phrase "x minus y.")
"I subtracted y from x and got 4." (Subtraction is an action)
"Find x minus y." is about the same as "Subtract y from x."
Q: What is the difference between subtract and minus ?
A: It's the same thing
Q: What is the difference between subtract and minus ?
A: same meaning but it's worded like this:

"5 minus 3 equals 2" (5−3＝2)
"3 subtracted from 5 equals 2" or "Subtract 3 from 5 and you get 2".

"minus" is "−". It's a math sign.
"subtracted (from)" or "to subtract" is an action/verb and can be used in explanation.

## subtract

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