SUBTRACT


Basic form

SUBTRACT n1 FROM n2.

Effect

Subtracts the contents of n1 from the contents of n2 and stores the result in n2 .

This is equivalent to: n2 = n2 - n1.

Example

DATA NUMBER TYPE P VALUE 3, RESULT TYPE I VALUE 7. SUBTRACT NUMBER FROM RESULT.

The field RESULT now contains 4; the value of NUMBER remains unchanged at 3.

Note

Performance
The remarks about conversions and performance under COMPUTE apply equally to SUBTRACT .
The runtime required to subtract two numbers of type I or F is approx. 2 msn (standardized microseconds). For numbers of type P, about 9 msn are needed.

Note

Runtime errors

Related COMPUTE , SUBTRACT-CORRESPONDING

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