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BigInteger.Subtraction Operator

Subtracts a BigInteger value from another BigInteger value.

Namespace:  System.Numerics
Assembly:  System.Numerics (in System.Numerics.dll)

public static BigInteger operator -(
	BigInteger left,
	BigInteger right


Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger
The value to subtract from (the minuend).
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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.