## subtractions

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Noun

- plural form of
*subtraction*

- (vi) Distributive Law, that multiplications and divisions may be distributed over additions and
**subtractions**, e.g. - Additions and
**subtractions**are simple. - 8d., on the grouping system, we split up each quantity into its denominations, perform the
**subtractions**independently, and then regroup the results as the " remainder " £6, 2s. - Starting from the dividend, we in theory keep on subtracting the unit, and count the number of
**subtractions**that have to be performed until nothing is left. - (i.) The logical result of the commutative law, applied to a succession of additions and
**subtractions**, is to produce a negative quantity-3s.

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