# SBP-Program

## Subtraction of monomials

How to perform subtraction of monomials?

### Subtraction of monomials rules

Subtraction monomials rule:

When adding like monomials subtract the coefficients of the like monomials.

### 5 examples of subtraction of monomials

Example of subtraction of monomials.

Subtraction of monomials

Solution.

The coefficients of the monomials are 74 and 72.

Subtract the coefficients of the monomials

Example of subtraction of monomials.

Subtract the following monomials

6.2ef - 5.5ef

Solution.

The coefficients of the monomials are 6.2 and 5.5.

Subtract the coefficients of the monomials

6.2ef - 5.5ef = 0.7ef

Example of subtraction of monomials.

Subtract the following monomials

8.5g - g

Solution.

8.5g - g =
8.5g - 1 * g

The coefficients of the monomials are 8.5 and 1.

Subtract the coefficients of the monomials

8.5g - g =
8.5g - 1 * g = 7.5g

Example of subtraction of monomials.

Subtract the following monomials

58h6 - 56h6

Solution.

The coefficients of the monomials are 58 and 56.

Subtract the coefficients of the monomials

58h6 - 56h6 = 2h6

Example of subtraction of monomials.

Subtract the following monomials

26j4 - 6j3

Solution.

See the definition of like terms.

These two terms 26j4 and 6j3 are not like terms.

We can only subtract like terms.