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From Latin augendum.
- IPA: /ˈɔ dʒɛnd/
augend (plural augends)
- (arithmetic) A quantity to which another is added.
- In "4 + 5", 4 is the augend
A quantity to which another is added
- addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) + (summand) = (sum, total)
- subtraction: (minuend) − (subtrahend) = (difference)
- multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product)
- division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend