More, or addition; as, when the num bers are small, we can say 6 and 2 are 8, 3 and 2 are 5. This Sign is sometimes placed at the right Of the quotient, or answer, denoting that there is a small remainder. It is also called plus, meaning more. Less (minus), or subtraction; when placed between two num bers, it denotes that the ~one on the right is to be taken from' the one on the left; thus, 5 denotes that 3 is to be taken. From 5, will 2, or 2 over, which is the remainder; 5 is the minuend, and 3 the subtrahend; when the numbers are small, you can say 3 from 5 leaves 2. It is sometimes used in division, signifying a remainder, as 2 in 5, 2 — 1 remain der; 2 in 5 twice and 1 over.