# What minus 197 equals 72

When someone asks you what minus 197 equals 72, they want to know a number that you can subtract 197 to get 72. In this guide, I’m going to show you how to calculate what minus 197 equals 72

If you are in a hurry 269 minus 197 equals 72.

## What is Minus?

Minus refers to an arithmetic operation that involves taking a value, vector, matrix, and other quantities from another to get the difference. It is also commonly referred to as subtraction.

## Synonyms of Minus

Subtraction, deduction, discount, reduction, diminution, and subduction

## How to calculate what minus 197 equals 72

First, write the problem as an Expression

Step 1: Z – 197 = 72

Step 2: Replace the letters with the values that you already have

Step 3: Add -72 to both sides so as to balance the equation

Z –197 + 197= 72 + 197

Step 4: Simplify the equation

Z + 0 = 72+ 197

Z = 72 + 197

Z = 269

Therefore 269 minus 197 equals 72

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