# subtraction

### A theatre sold 67 tickets to a show. 43 tickets were for children up to 12 years old. How many ticke

A theatre sold 67 tickets to a show. 43 tickets were for children up to 12 years old. How many tickets were for people older than 12 67 tickets...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 11, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A boy has 6 toys he loses 3. How many does the boy have?

A boy has 6 toys he loses 3. How many does the boy have? We subtract 3 from 6 since losing means less, and we have: 6 - 3 = 3
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 2, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A bus can at most be filled with 36 passengers. If there are currently 25 passengers there already.

A bus can at most be filled with 36 passengers. If there are currently 25 passengers there already. How many passengers can be added at most? We...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 4, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Alfred carries a load of 12 kilograms. He finds it heavy so he removes a weight of 4 kilograms. What

Alfred carries a load of 12 kilograms. He finds it heavy so he removes a weight of 4 kilograms. What is the weight of the remaining load? Removes...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 30, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A city’s budget is \$8,000,000. It actually spends \$12,000,000.What is the city’s deficit?

A city’s budget is \$8,000,000. It actually spends \$12,000,000.What is the city’s deficit? Deficit = Budget - Spend Deficit = \$8,000,000 -...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 3, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### At the beginning of Jack's diet, he was 257 pounds. If he lost 3 pounds per week, find his weight af

At the beginning of Jack's diet, he was 257 pounds. If he lost 3 pounds per week, find his weight after 12 weeks. A loss of weight means we...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 18, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A carpenter bought a piece of wood that was 43.32 centimeters long. Then she sawed 5.26 centimeters

A carpenter bought a piece of wood that was 43.32 centimeters long. Then she sawed 5.26 centimeters off the end. How long is the piece of wood...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 15, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Elijiah spent \$6.20 for lunch everyday for 5 school days. He had \$50 in his account. How much money

Elijiah spent \$6.20 for lunch everyday for 5 school days. He had \$50 in his account. How much money was left over in his account? Elijiah starts...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 14, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If RS = 3.3 and RT = 5.9, what is ST?

If RS = 3.3 and RT = 5.9, what is ST? ST = RT - RS ST = 5.9 - 3.3 ST = 2.6
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Ahmed was born in 530 B.C.E. and lived for 60 years, in which year did he die?

Ahmed was born in 530 B.C.E. and lived for 60 years, in which year did he die? In B.C.E., the year decreases as time goes on until we get to year...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 17, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Carter is going away to college and is giving his collection of 531 baseball cards to his cousins. I

Carter is going away to college and is giving his collection of 531 baseball cards to his cousins. If he gives 227 cards to Lewis, 186 cards to...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 15, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A piece of pipe is 144 inches long. After 4 pieces, each 33 inches long are cut, what length of pipe

A piece of pipe is 144 inches long. After 4 pieces, each 33 inches long are cut, what length of pipe is left? Calculate the length of cut pipe: 4...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 11, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### On July 10, the high temperature in Phoenix, Arizona, was 109°, and the high temperature in Juneau,

On July 10, the high temperature in Phoenix, Arizona, was 109°, and the high temperature in Juneau, Alaska, was 63°. What was the difference...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 25, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If Jason have 90 pills and have to take 3 pills a day for 3 weeks how many pills do Jason have left?

If Jason have 90 pills and have to take 3 pills a day for 3 weeks how many pills do Jason have left? 1 week = 7 days 3 weeks = 7 days * 3 = 21...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 17, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Danna walked along a road. Starting from her house she walked 14 meters due south then walked 8 mete

Danna walked along a road. Starting from her house she walked 14 meters due south then walked 8 meters due north and finally walked 20 meters due...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 12, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Catherine has \$400 in her checking account. She writes a check for \$600. What is the balance in her

Catherine has \$400 in her checking account. She writes a check for \$600. What is the balance in her account? Writing a check decreases the bank...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 13, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Evan scored 34 points in a basketball game. 21 of the points were from 3-point shots and the rest we

Evan scored 34 points in a basketball game. 21 of the points were from 3-point shots and the rest were free-throws. What expression shows the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 2, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### if you have a 7-8 slices pizza and 41 slices were eaten how many are left

if you have a 7-8 slices pizza and 41 slices were eaten how many are left 7 8 slice pizzas = 7*8 = 56 slices 56 slices - 41 eaten = 15 slices left
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 20, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests