## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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 $2.9 - 8$.
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 $2.9 - 8$.