Different is an adjective, a word which qualifies a noun. Difference is a noun, which means it indicates a person, place or thing. Difference is a thing, an abstract idea in this case. It means the quality of not being identical.
Keeping this in view, what do you mean by difference?
So what does the word 'difference' mean in math? Difference is the result of subtracting one number from another. So, difference is what is left of one number when subtracted from another. In a subtraction equation, there are three parts: The minuend (the number being subtracted from)
Furthermore, what is the difference between A and B?
When someone refers to the difference between A and B, it usually does not imply there is only one difference! The difference, often with the emphasized in some way, spoken or written, means the most important difference. Suppose I write an article about two new phones that come out.
What does 4 * mean in math?
Factorial ! Example: 4! is shorthand for 4 x 3 x 2 x 1. The factorial function (symbol: !) says to multiply all whole numbers from our chosen number down to 1.
Can a difference be negative?
The difference between two negative integers can be positive, negative or zero depending upon the values of the integers. When you subtract two negative integers and the first integer (or minuend) is smaller than the second integer (or subtrahend), the difference is negative.