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%