# Lesson XXIX

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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