Quandaries and Queries
My name is Chris
I am a elem. school admin. looking to help one of my teachers.
When you have an addition problem you have two addends that equal a sum. Therefore . . .
I know the answer to a subtraction problem is the difference - what is the name of the numbers that make up a subtraction problem?
These are terms I didn't know but I searched and found
I found this at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
I then look for minuend and subtrahend in two dictionaries hoping to find synonyms but I found none.
I just received this from Diane, who is a math and science consultant for a school board here.