What's the meaning of the Subtraction »


This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Subtraction.

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Indicates to subtract (take away) one value from another.


9 - 3 is 6


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Mathematical Symbols.

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