# Documentation/Calc Functions/RAWSUBTRACT

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RAWSUBTRACT

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## Summary:

Subtracts a set of numbers and gives the result without eliminating small roundoff errors. Note: This function is available since LibreOfficeDev 5.2.

## Syntax:

RAWSUBTRACT(Minuend; Subtrahend 1[; Subtrahend 2][; … ;[ Subtrahend 254]])

## Returns:

Subtracts the subtrahend(s) from the Minuend without eliminating roundoff errors and returns a real number.

## Arguments:

Minuend(required) is a real number or a reference to a cell containing that number from which numbers are to be subtracted.

Subtrahend 1[; Subtrahend 2][; ... ;[ Subtrahend 254]] are real numbers or references to cells containing that numbers which will be subtracted from Minuend. At least one subtrahend is required.

The function should be called with at least two parameters.

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## Examples:

Formula Description Returns
=RAWSUBTRACT(0.987654321098765;0.9876543210987) difference between two numbers 6.50590692430342E-14
=RAWSUBTRACT(6.50590692430342) at least 2 arguments required so function returns an error value Err:511

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