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- Math Symbols -
The Most Valuable and Important Operations Symbols Used:

"Minus Sign"


Background - why math symbols are used. . .

Symbols are a concise way of giving lengthy instructions related to numbers and logic.

Math "Symbols" are an invention, not a discovery. They are a communication tool. Symbols are used to eliminate the need to write long, plain language instructions to describe calculations and other processes.

The most valuable, most frequently used Symbols in mathematics . . .

          The most important, most frequently used Operations
            (computation) symbols are listed below.  

Operations Symbols - click symbol    

          Math - Plus Sign, Positive Sign     Math - Minus Sign, Negative Sign     Math - Multiplication Sign, Cross Product     Math - Multiplication Dot, Dot Product
          Math - Asterisk (multiplication sign)     Math - Division Sign     Math - Forward Slash (division sign)     Math - Fraction Bar (division)
Math - all symbols To See All Symbols click here
Negative Sign Minus Sign, Negative Sign
Example 1: Math - Minus Sign , Minus Sign means subtract 15 "minus" 3 is 12 15 - 3 = 12
Example 2: Math - Negative Sign , Negative Sign means a number is less than zero -9 is a negative number because it is less than zero.

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