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We do not need to borrow if the first digit is large enough to subtract the second digit.
Example : 97 – 33 = 64
We need to borrow if the first digit is smaller than the second digit.
Example : 91 – 77 = 14
The result of subtraction is called the difference of the numbers. In the above example, 13 is the difference of 91 and 77.
Example : 1,000 – 576 – 48 = 376
The following video gives more examples of subtraction with borrowing.
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