subtracts x from each side of the equation or inequality rel.
subtracts the corresponding sides of two equations or inequalities.
subtracts the right-hand side of rel from each side, producing a zero right-hand side.
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Basic Examples (4)
Subtract the rightmost side from each side of an equation with three expressions:
Combine an equation and an inequation:
Combine an equation and an inequality:
Subtract from each part of a generalized inequality:
Subtract from several inequalities expressed using Piecewise:
Subtract the right-hand side from both sides of an equation inside ConditionalExpression:
Take the positive square root of both sides:
Cancel the square root of the square:
Divide both sides by to obtain the quadratic formula for with positive square root:
Properties & Relations (4)
True and False are considered trivial equations:
SubtractSides transforms equations to equivalent equations:
Solve gives values for the variables that make the equation true:
Reduce can be used to rewrite an equation in the form var==value:
Simplify includes the functionality of SubtractSides:
SubtractSides[eq,x] is the inverse of AddSides[eq,x]:
Wolfram Research (2018), SubtractSides, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SubtractSides.html.
Wolfram Language. 2018. "SubtractSides." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SubtractSides.html.
Wolfram Language. (2018). SubtractSides. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SubtractSides.html