Subtracting with the number FIVE. Also,… crows in a field,… ships at sea,… money, money, money… and one hungry *nutcracker! *(Just your basic story problems…)

RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XXIX.

5 from 5 leaves 0 5 from 10 leaves 5

1 from 6 leaves 5 6 from 11 leaves 5

5 from 6 leaves 1 5 from 11 leaves 6

2 from 7 leaves 5 7 from 12 leaves 5

5 from 7 leaves 2 5 from 12 leaves 7

3 from 8 leaves 5 8 from 13 leaves 5

5 from 8 leaves 3 5 from 13 leaves 8

4 from 9 leaves 5 9 from 14 leaves 5

5 from 9 leaves 4 5 from 14 leaves 9

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1. Francis had 6 oranges, and gave 5 of them away: how many had he left?

SOLUTION.–Francis had left 6 oranges less 5 oranges, which is 1 orange.

2. There are 7 crows in the field: if 2 of them fly away, how many will be left?

3. Of 8 ships that went to sea, 5 were lost in a storm: how many remained?

4. Lucy had 9 yards of ribbon, and gave 5 of them for a doll: how many yards had she left?

5. Daniel, having 10 marbles, gave 5 of them to John: how many had he left?

6. Father gave me 6 cents, and mother gave me enough more to make 11 cents: how many did she give me?

7. I owe 12 cents, and have but 5: how many more must I get to pay the debt?

8. I owed 13 dollars, and paid all but 5 dollars: how much did I pay?

9. Mary had 14 nuts: she cracked and ate 9 of them: how many nuts has she left?

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