Lesson XXV

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RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XXV.

1  from  1  leaves  0               1  from  6  leaves  5

1  from  2  leaves  1               6  from  7  leaves  1

2  from  3  leaves  1               1  from  7  leaves  6

1  from  3  leaves  2               7  from  8  leaves  1

3  from  4  leaves  1               1  from  8  leaves  7

1  from  4  leaves  3               8  from  9  leaves  1

4  from  5  leaves  1               1  from  9  leaves  8

1  from  5  leaves  4               9  from  10  leaves  1

5  from  6  leaves  1               1  from  10  leaves  9

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1. Mary had  3  roses, and she gave  2  of them to Henry: how many had she left?

SOLUTION.–Mary had left  3  roses less  2  roses, which is  1  rose.

2. If  1  melon be taken from  4  melons,how many melons will remain?

3. If you have  5  nuts, and give away  4  of them, how many will you then have?

4. Thomas had  6  pigeons, but one of them dies: how many were left?

5. Charles had  7  marbles, and lost  6  of them: how many marbles had he left?

6. Alice had  8  chickens, and  1  was killed: how many had she then?

7. Jane had  9  cents, and spent  8  cents: how many cents had she left?

8. If you take  9  apples from  10  apples, how many will remain?

9. Ella had  10  plums, and she gave  1  to her sister: how many plums had she left?

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