Two popular methods for subtracting large numbers are covered here - Borrow & Payback and Decomposition (both are known by other names).

Which method you were taught often depends on when you went to school. This video looks at both methods and compares the two.

0:00 Introduction
0:35 Borrow & Payback
3:36 Decomposition
5:45 Comparison


Music: Ben Thomas, used with permission.
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