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BigInteger.Subtraction Operator (BigInteger, BigInteger)


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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.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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