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Subtract

  • x - y is equivalent to x + (-1 * y ).
  • x - y is converted to x + (-1 * y ) on input.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.1.1.
  • See also: Minus, Decrement.

    Further Examples

    This is how a difference is represented internally.

    In[1]:=

    Out[1]//FullForm=