# Visual Basic - Subtraction: -

Subtraction is a matematical operation, it can be used for integers and real numbers. from the first operand subtract the second operand. it follows that it is not associative.## -

### Description

`par1 - par2`

### Input

- par1 - any number
- par2 - any number

### Output

- Result - numbers

### Examples

## Visual Basic .NET

Subtraction the possible of use:```
x = 95 - 5 ' x=90
y = 100- x ' y=10
z = (x-y)-30.5 ' z = 49.5
```

## Visual Basic .NET

even one example in what situations we can use the operation Subtraction:```
i - 10
3.14 - 1
if i - 10 >0 then
i = i-5
end if
```

## Visual Basic .NET

Other pieces of example codes:i=i-1

i = i - 1

(j - 8)

i=i-1

(10 - j * 0.5)

y=y-1

you can find it in the following collections: arithmetic operators

Subtraction in another programming language: