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# subtraction

1. ### 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
2. ### If david gets a \$60 raise, he will be getting \$290. What is his present income?

If david gets a \$60 raise, he will be getting \$290. What is his present income? Present Income = Post-Raise Income - Raise Present Income = 290 - 60 Present Income = 230
3. ### In a shipment of 330 animals, 125 were hogs, 68 were sheep, and the rest were cattle. Find the numbe

In a shipment of 330 animals, 125 were hogs, 68 were sheep, and the rest were cattle. Find the number of cattle in the shipment. To find the rest (cattle), we subtract off the hogs and sheep from the total. Cattle = Total Animals - Hogs - Sheep Cattle = 330 - 125 - 68 Cattle = 137
4. ### Coach vega orders 30 bats for the team. He orders 7 oak, 7 maple, 12 ash bats, and and some bamboo b

Coach vega orders 30 bats for the team. He orders 7 oak, 7 maple, 12 ash bats, and and some bamboo bats. Find b, the number of bamboo bats. 30 bats - 7 maple - 7 oak - 12 ash 30 - 26 = 4 bamboo bats
5. ### The fastest student in gym class runs 50 meters in 7.4 seconds. The slowest time in the class was 4.

The fastest student in gym class runs 50 meters in 7.4 seconds. The slowest time in the class was 4.36 seconds slower than the fastest time. Slowest time = 7.4 - 4.36 Slowest time = 3.04
6. ### Lilly has 10 peices of fruit. 5 of them are pears the rest are apples how many apples does she have?

Lilly has 10 peices of fruit. 5 of them are pears the rest are apples how many apples does she have? The 10 pieces are either pears or apples 10 pieces of fruit - 5 pears = 5 apples