The difference of two numbers and is , where the minus sign denotes subtraction.

# Difference

## See also

Backward Difference, Finite Difference, Forward Difference, Minus, Subtraction, Symmetric Difference## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Difference." From
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