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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%  

About Me

Kia Ora, Malo e Lelei, Talofa Lava, Fakalofa Lahi Atu and Greetings to you all.

My name is Raewyn and I am a year 8 student at Pt England School. I enjoy playing with my friends, boxing and cooking food with my mum. I really like reading and maths.

This year I am in Room 4 with Mrs Stone who is also my maths teacher too.

What Makes A Great _______

What Makes A Great Teacher?


A Great Teacher takes responsibility and knowledge. Great teachers gets to know students and more intelligent stuff about them however that takes different priorities as well as setting a goal to achieve would be good.


  • What Makes A Great Student? 


A good student is an amazing learner and listener. Good students define respect and gratitude which makes a great student overall. 


  • What Makes A Great Learner? –  


A great learner participates in work that is discussed particularly often. It’s good to know that a great learner could be really successful as well as graduating. And because of that people get amazing job opportunities.


; Great Learners are enrolled in good colleges and universities for a reason. And that’s because they are really smart and hard-working when it comes to having a really neat reputation. When people have high expectations for you it gives you motivation to keep going and to never give up as a successor.


In conclusion a good learner has experience and is really amazing when it comes to having great vocab and sharing ideas. OVERALL great learners are truly astonishing and really do have a passion for learning.