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## Examples

## Arguments

### initial [number]

Optional

Sets the initial value to be subtracted from a number received in the left inlet. A float argument causes the numbers to be subtracted as floats.

## Attributes

### Common Box Attributes

## Messages

### bang

In left inlet: Performs the subtraction with the numbers currently stored. If there is no argument, - initially holds .

### int

#### Arguments

input
[int]

The number in the right inlet is subtracted from the number, and the result is sent out the outlet.

### (inlet1)

#### Arguments

value
[int]

The number is stored, to be subtracted from, by a number received in the left inlet.

### set

#### Arguments

input
[int]

Sets the number to be subtracted without causing output (

will output it). ### list

#### Arguments

input
[list]

In left inlet: The first number is subtracted from the second number, and the result is sent out the outlet.

## Output

### float

Only if there is an argument with a decimal point.

### int

The difference between the two numbers received in the inlets.

## See Also

Name | Description |
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!- | |

expr | |

Max Basic Tutorial 6: Simple Math in Max | Max Basic Tutorial 6: Simple Math in Max |