# subtraction

### 1/3 of students at a school are boys. If there are 600 students at the school, how many are girls?

1/3 of students at a school are boys. If there are 600 students at the school, how many are girls? If 1/3 are boys, then the number of boys is:...
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### A football team loses 3 yards, gains 12 yards, gains 10 yards, and then loses 15 yards. Did the team

A football team loses 3 yards, gains 12 yards, gains 10 yards, and then loses 15 yards. Did the team gain yards or lose yards overall? How many...
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### Stella buys one carton of juice. The carton holds 130 fl oz. She fills 5 glasses with juice from the

Stella buys one carton of juice. The carton holds 130 fl oz. She fills 5 glasses with juice from the carton. Each glass holds 8 fl oz. How much fl...
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### The temperature in Minneapolis changed from -7 fahrenheit at 6am to 7 fahrenheit at noon. What was t

The temperature in Minneapolis changed from -7 fahrenheit at 6am to 7 fahrenheit at noon. What was the difference between high and low...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 6, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### find the difference between a mountain with an altitude of 1,684 feet above sea level and a valley

find the difference between a mountain with an altitude of 1,684 feet above sea level and a valley 216 feet below sea level. Below sea level is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 4, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Tim caught 6 ladybugs. Ali caught 7 and Jon caught 5. The children put some of their ladybugs in a b

Tim caught 6 ladybugs. Ali caught 7 and Jon caught 5. The children put some of their ladybugs in a big jar. The jar then had 8 ladybugs. How many...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 12, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### From 199 meters above sea level, Linda took off in her helicopter and descended 296 meters. What is

From 199 meters above sea level, Linda took off in her helicopter and descended 296 meters. What is Lindas elevation now? Descended means we...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 12, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A lady walks into a store and steals \$100 bill from the register without the owners knowledge. She c

A lady walks into a store and steals \$100 bill from the register without the owners knowledge. She comes back 5 minutes later and buys \$70 worth...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Adam ate 1/5 of a cake and Matt ate the rest. What fraction did Matt eat

Adam ate 1/5 of a cake and Matt ate the rest. What fraction did Matt eat? The rest of the cake is 1 - 1/5. 1 as a fraction is 5/5. So we have:...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 31, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A store owner bought 240 cartons of eggs. The owner sold 5/8 of the eggs and set aside 5 cartons. Ho

A store owner bought 240 cartons of eggs. The owner sold 5/8 of the eggs and set aside 5 cartons. How many cartons of eggs did the owner have left...
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### Joaquin buys 3 dozen lightbulbs. After changing the lightbulbs in his house,he has 15 lightbulbs lef

Joaquin buys 3 dozen lightbulbs. After changing the lightbulbs in his house,he has 15 lightbulbs left. How many lightbulbs did he use? Type 3...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 29, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A delivery man had 3,456 bottles of water in his truck. The bottles were packages in cases. There we

A delivery man had 3,456 bottles of water in his truck. The bottles were packages in cases. There were 48 bottles in each case. The driver...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 6, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Tiffany is 59 years old. The sum of the ages of Tiffany and Maria is 91. How old is Maria?

Tiffany is 59 years old. The sum of the ages of Tiffany and Maria is 91. How old is Maria? Tiffany + Maria = 91 59 + Maria = 91 Subtract 59...
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### The theater can hold 250 people 50 seats are empty how many people are there

The theater can hold 250 people 50 seats are empty how many people are there 250 - 50 empty seats = 200 people in the theater.
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 8, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A soft drink costs \$1.65, and each refill for the drink costs \$0.95. If you have \$4.50, how many ref

A soft drink costs \$1.65, and each refill for the drink costs \$0.95. If you have \$4.50, how many refills can you purchase? Subtract the first...
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### John Adams was born in 1732 and became president in 1797. Harry S. Truman was born in 1884 and becam

John Adams was born in 1732 and became president in 1797. Harry S. Truman was born in 1884 and became President in 1945. Who was older when he...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 3, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A scuba diver swam 96ft under the sea and then went back up 34ft. What is the depth of the diver at

A scuba diver swam 96ft under the sea and then went back up 34ft. What is the depth of the diver at this point? 96 - 34 = 62 ft
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