| George Soulé - Business mathematics - 1910 - 1042 pages
...from the other. 124. To Prove the operation of subtraction, add the remainder to the subsubtrahend ; **if the sum is equal to the minuend, the work is correct.** 125. Subtraction is the reverse of addition, and by it we find what number added to the lesser of two... | |
| George Henry Van Tuyl - Business mathematics - 1913 - 296 pages
...94. The best method of checking the work in subtraction is to add the remainder to the subtrahend. **If the sum is equal to the minuend, the work is correct.** From 1476 take 938. 1476 938 538 CHECK. 938 + 538 = 1476. Check the work on the preceding page. THE... | |
| Helen J. Kiggen - Arithmetic - 1922 - 424 pages
...Checking results. The best way to check the work in subtraction is to add the remainder to the subtrahend. **If the sum is equal to the minuend, the work is correct.** ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE: 27,936 a b c d $3,150.25 618.32 $5,178.75 1,345.87 $6,000.15 329.61 $10,000.52... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 340 pages
...lower figure, or take one from the next upper figure. PROOF. — Add the remainder to the subtrahend ; **if the sum is equal to the minuend, the work is correct.** For proof by caating out the 9's, see " Ray's Higher Arithmetic." (8) (9) (10) (11) Minuends, 7040... | |
| |