Sensational Subtraction

  Sensational Subtraction

We are learning to solve subtraction problems using whole numbers.


Your sister gives you $125 to spend on lollies. If you spend $65 how much money would you have left over? 60


She then gives you $234 more. How much money do you have now? 294



Pt England school are buying new sports gear. There is $500 in the sports budget. 


They first purchase a basketball hoop for $50.  How much money does is left? 450


They then buy a net for $25.  How much do they have left? 435


Then they buy three tennis balls. Each ball costs $3. How much do they have left? 432


Finally they buy a netball hoop which costs $100.  How much is left in the budget at the end? 332


Zyla’s puppy is growing every month. He used to weigh 5 kg but he now weighs 6 ½  How much weight has he put on? 1 ½%  

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