## Definition Of Difference

Difference is the result that you get when you subtract one number from another.

### Example of Difference

The difference between 5 and 2 is 3.

The difference between 6.3 and 9.8 is 3.5.

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### Solved Example on Difference

**Ques: **William bought a shirt for $38.23 and a trouser for $55.52. Find the difference between their costs.

##### Choices:

A. $16.79

B. $18.52

C. $17.09

D. $17.29

Correct Answer: D

### Solution:

Step 1: The difference between their costs = cost of the trouser - cost of the shirt.

Step 2: = $55.52 - $38.23 = $17. 29.