Subtraction is often considered the reverse of addition.
Addition 23 + 4 = 27 Subtraction 27 - 4 = 23
Like addition it is important to place the numbers in the proper
value column. For instance lets say someone borrows $2,417 from you.
Then he pay you back $24. He subtract in the following manner:
$0017 He says he owes you only $17. Would he be correct? Why?
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