# What does the Difference Mean in Math?

What does the difference mean in math? In math, the difference is the result of a subtraction. For example, in 25 - 10 = 15, 15 is the difference.

## Other examples of difference in math

**1.** In 8 - 3 = 5, 5 is the difference

**2.** In 20 - 20 = 0, 0 is the difference

**3.** In -2 - -5 = -2 + 5 = 3, 3 is the difference

**4.** In 7x - 3x = 4x, is the difference

5. In 3x^{2} - 2x^{2} = x^{2}, x^{2} is the difference

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