Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.5 - Translating from English to Algebra - Problem Set 2.5 - Page 80: 1


The difference of $a$ and $b$

Work Step by Step

The phrase "the difference of" is used to express subtraction between two numbers. Since $b$ is being subtracted from $a$, we may write this expression as "The difference of $a$ and $b$"
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