Subtract the numbers: 3,371 - 1,374 = ? Calculate the numbers difference and learn how to do the subtraction, column subtracting method, from right to left

The operation to perform:
3,371 - 1,374

Method used below: column subtracting, from right to left (traditional)


Stack the numbers on top of each other.

The ones digits line up in the first column from the right.

The tens digits line up in the next column to the left.

And so on...


 3371
- 1374

?

Subtract column by column; start from the column on the right

Subtract the digits in the ones column:

1 - 4 = ?

The second digit is larger than the first.
Borrow from the next column to the left.

The borrowing is a two step process:


Subtract 1 from the top digit in the column of the tens: 7 - 1 = 6.
Cross out the top digit you've borrowed 1 from: 7.
Write the answer above that digit: 6.


When borrowing, 1 ten = 10 ones.
Add 10 to the top digit in the column of the ones: 10 + 1 = 11.


   6 
 33711
- 1374

     

After borrowing, the subtraction has become:
11 - 4 = 10 + 1 - 4 = 10 + 1 - 4 = 1 + (10 - 4) = 1 + 6 = 7.
7 is the ones digit.
Write it down at the base of the ones column.


   6 
 33711
- 1374

    7

Subtract the digits in the tens column:

7 6 - 7 = ?

The second digit is larger than the first.
Borrow from the next column to the left.

Subtract 1 from the top digit in the column of the hundreds: 3 - 1 = 2.
Cross out the top digit you've borrowed 1 from: 3.
Write the answer above that digit: 2.


When borrowing, 1 hundred = 10 tens.
Add 10 to the top digit in the column of the tens: 10 + 6 = 16.


  216 
 33711
- 1374

    7

After borrowing, the subtraction has become:
16 - 7 = 10 + 6 - 7 = 10 + 6 - 7 = 6 + (10 - 7) = 6 + 3 = 9.
9 is the tens digit.
Write it down at the base of the tens column.


  216 
 33711
- 1374

   97

Subtract the digits in the hundreds column:

3 2 - 3 = ?

The second digit is larger than the first.
Borrow from the next column to the left.

Subtract 1 from the top digit in the column of the thousands: 3 - 1 = 2.
Cross out the top digit you've borrowed 1 from: 3.
Write the answer above that digit: 2.


When borrowing, 1 thousand = 10 hundreds.
Add 10 to the top digit in the column of the hundreds: 10 + 2 = 12.


 21216 
 33711
- 1374

   97

After borrowing, the subtraction has become:
12 - 3 = 10 + 2 - 3 = 10 + 2 - 3 = 2 + (10 - 3) = 2 + 7 = 9.
9 is the hundreds digit.
Write it down at the base of the hundreds column.


 21216 
 33711
- 1374

  997

Subtract the digits in the thousands column:

3 2 - 1 = 1.
1 is the thousands digit.
Write it down at the base of the thousands column.


 21216 
 33711
- 1374

 1997

Final answer:
3,371 - 1,374 = 1,997

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