# Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers - 4.3 Exercises - Page 287: 22

The difference between these two statements is that the minuend and subtrahend are swapped. Subtract 2.9 from 8 gives the equation $8 - 2.9$. 2.9 minus 8 gives the equation $2.9 - 8$.

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The difference between these two statements is that the minuend and subtrahend are swapped. Subtract 2.9 from 8 gives the equation $8 - 2.9$. 2.9 minus 8 gives the equation $2.9 - 8$.

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