# subtraction

### If a classroom has 25 students and 8 of them are absent, how many students are present?

If a classroom has 25 students and 8 of them are absent, how many students are present? The word absent means not in class, so we subtract the 8...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 14, 2024, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### I have 5 apples and oranges, 4 are apples, how many oranges do i have

I have 5 apples and oranges, 4 are apples, how many oranges do I have? 5 apples and oranges - 4 apples = 1 orange
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 1, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Natalie made a deal with a farmer. She agreed to work for an entire year and in return, the farmer w

Natalie made a deal with a farmer. She agreed to work for an entire year and in return, the farmer would give her \$10,200 plus a prize pig. After...
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### Lamar had N record albums that he tried to sell at a garage sale for \$5 each. If the number of recor

Lamar had N record albums that he tried to sell at a garage sale for \$5 each. If the number of record albums he didn't sell is called Q, how much...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 28, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If 9/20 of a salad is eaten, how much is leftover?

If 9/20 of a salad is eaten, how much is leftover? The full salad is 1. Using a common denominator, we have 1 = 20/20 So the leftover is 20/20 -...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 8, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Anthony has 8 cookies. He gives one to his friend. How many does he have left?

Anthony has 8 cookies. He gives one to his friend. How many does he have left? When Anthony gives one cookie away, he reduces his total: 8 - 1 =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 3, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Kimberly has \$98.00 and Christine has \$3.45. How much more does Kimberly have than Christine?

Kimberly has \$98.00 and Christine has \$3.45. How much more does Kimberly have than Christine? Kimberly's excess = Kimberly's money - Christine's...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A company has 81 employees of whom x are members of a union how many are not in the union

A company has 81 employees of whom x are members of a union how many are not in the union You can either be a union member or a non-union member....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 27, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### you and michael have the sum of 19.75. if michael has 8.25 how much more do you have

you and michael have the sum of 19.75. if michael has 8.25 how much more do you have If you and Michael have 19.75, and Michael has 8.25, then...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 21, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### In planning for a particular job, a painter buys \$747 worth of materials. When the job is complet

In planning for a particular job, a painter buys \$747 worth of materials. When the job is completed, she returns some unused rollers and brushes...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 10, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### in 5 years, sarah will be old enough to vote in an election. the minimum age for voting is at least

in 5 years, sarah will be old enough to vote in an election. the minimum age for voting is at least 18 years. what can you say about how old she...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 1, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### PQ=3.7 and PR=14.1 what is QR

PQ=3.7 and PR=14.1 what is QR QR = PR - PQ by segment addition QR = 14.1 - 3.7 QR = 10.4
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### A day after tomorrow is 3 days before Monday. What’d day is today

A day after tomorrow is 3 days before Monday. What’d day is today Three days before Monday is: Sunday, Saturday, Friday A day after tomorrow is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jul 16, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Michael invited 30 of his friends to his part and a third of guest arrived late how many arrived on

Michael invited 30 of his friends to his part and a third of guest arrived late how many arrived on time If 1/3 arrived late, then 1 - 1/3 = 2/3...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jul 8, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### i have 10 apples i take 5 away then add 5 how much is left ?

i have 10 apples i take 5 away then add 5 how much is left ?' Start with 10 Take away 5: 10 - 5 = 5 Add 5: 5 + 5 = 10
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 30, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Anna made \$60 babysitting. She spent 4/5 of the money on new shoes. How much money does she have lef

Anna made \$60 babysitting. She spent 4/5 of the money on new shoes. How much money does she have left? Calculate shoe spend 4/5 of 60 = 48...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 29, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests