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# Scala Set -() method with example

• Last Updated : 18 Oct, 2019

The -() method is utilized to creates a new set with a given element removed from the set.

Method Definition: def -(elem: A): Set[A]

Return Type: It returns a new set with a given element removed from the set.

Example #1:

 `// Scala program of -() ``// method `` ` `// Creating object ``object` `GfG ``{ `` ` `    ``// Main method ``    ``def` `main(args``:``Array[String]) ``    ``{ ``        ``// Creating a set ``        ``val` `s``1` `=` `Set(``4``, ``1``, ``5``, ``3``, ``2``, ``100``) ``         ` `        ``// Applying -() method ``        ``val` `result ``=` `s``1``.-(``100``)``             ` `        ``// Display output``        ``print(result)   ``         ` `    ``} ``} `
Output:
```Set(5, 1, 2, 3, 4)
```

Example #2:

 `// Scala program of -() ``// method `` ` `// Creating object ``object` `GfG ``{ `` ` `    ``// Main method ``    ``def` `main(args``:``Array[String]) ``    ``{ ``        ``// Creating a set ``        ``val` `s``1` `=` `Set(``41``, ``12``, ``23``, ``43``, ``1``, ``72``) ``         ` `        ``// Applying -() method ``        ``val` `result ``=` `s``1``.-(``1``)``             ` `        ``// Display output``        ``print(result)   ``         ` `    ``} ``} `
Output:
```Set(41, 12, 72, 43, 23)
```

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