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BigInteger.Subtraction Operator

Subtracts a BigInteger value from another BigInteger value.

Namespace:  System.Numerics
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Numerics (in System.Runtime.Numerics.dll)
  System.Numerics (in System.Numerics.dll)

public static BigInteger operator -(
	BigInteger left,
	BigInteger right
)

Parameters

left
Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

The value to subtract from (the minuend).

right
Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

The value to subtract (the subtrahend).

Return Value

Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger
The result of subtracting right from left.

The Subtraction method defines the operation of the subtraction operator for BigInteger values. It enables code such as the following:

BigInteger num1 = 100045632194;
BigInteger num2 = 90329434;
BigInteger result = num1 - num2;

Languages that do not support custom operators can call the BigInteger.Subtract method instead.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
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