What Does Difference in Math Mean?


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In math, what does difference mean?

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1. What is the difference between 10 and 5?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you will be tested on the concept of difference as it appears in mathematics. Questions will ask you about the meaning of difference, and you will also be asked to find the difference in several numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics and operations in this quiz:

  • The definition of difference in math
  • Practice problems to find the difference in two numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly describe difference in math
  • Problem solving - use what you have learned to find the difference in various numbers
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the math operation to perform when finding the difference

Additional Learning

For extra help, visit the lesson titled What Does Difference in Math Mean?. There, you can study the following subjects:

  • Difference as it relates to shapes
  • Minuends and subtrahends
  • Additional examples of differences