minuend (plural minuends)
- (arithmetic) A number or quantity from which another is to be subtracted.
- In the subtraction 10 − 4, 10 is the minuend and 4 is the subtrahend.
number from which another is subtracted
Other terms used in arithmetic operations:
- addition, summation:
- multiplication, factorization:
- root extraction:
minuend m (plural minuends)