# How to Identify the Compliment?

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This article will help to lean What is a Compliment? and How to identify the compliment of any number?

## What is the Compliment Of a Number?

The Complement of a number is **the difference between that number and the next higher power**.

## How to Identify the Compliment of a Number?

### Identifying a compliment with the base of 10.

Let’s take a number **4**. We can find the compliment of the number with the base of **10**. To get the compliment of **4 **we have to subtract the number with the base which **10 – 4 = 6**. Hence the compliment of the number **4 **is **6**.

Below are some the examples that will help you for compliment identification of the number with the base 10.

Number | Base – Number | Compliment |

5 | 10 – 5 | 5 |

6 | 10 – 6 | 4 |

### Worksheet For Finding The Compliment With The Base Of 10:

Download the below document to practice. This is a printable document which can be downloaded and printed for practicing.

### Finding a compliment with the base of 9.

Let’s take a number **4**. We can find the compliment of the number with the base of **9**. To get the compliment of **4 **we have to subtract the number with the base which **9 – 4 = 5**. Hence the compliment of the number **4 **is **5**.

Below are some the examples that will help you for compliment identification of the number with the base 10.

Number | Base – Number | Compliment |

5 | 9 – 5 | 4 |

6 | 9 – 6 | 3 |

### Worksheet For Finding The Compliment With The Base Of 9:

Download the below document to practice. This is a printable document which can be downloaded and printed for practicing.

## Conclusion:

With the help of this article you will be able to identify the compliment of any numbers.

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