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The subtraction of integers is obtained by adding the additive inverse of the subtrahend to the minuend.

a − b = a + (−b)

7 − 5 = 2

7 − (−5) = 7 + 5 = 12

Properties of the Subtraction of Integers

1.

Closure:

A − b

10 − (5)

2.

Is not commutative:

a − b ≠ b − a

5 − 2 ≠ 2 − 5

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