**What Is The Answer To An Subtraction Problem Called**. It is called this, because when you are subtracting you are finding the difference between one number and. The answer in a subtraction problem is called the difference.

What do we call the answer to a division problem? The first value is the minuend. Quotient the number that is being divided (in this case 15) is called the dividend and the number that it is being divided by (in this case 3) is.