Lesson XXVIII

Subtraction problems with the number FOUR; story problems that include birds in a cage,… ducks in a pond,… and a boy who is in BIG trouble!


SUBTRACTION.

LESSON XXVIII.

4  from  4  leaves  0               4  from  9  leaves  5

1  from  5  leaves  4              6  from  10  leaves 4

4  from  5  leaves  1               4  from  10  leaves  6

2  from  6  leaves  4               7  from  11  leaves  4

4  from  6  leaves  2               4  from  11  leaves  7

3  from  7  leaves 4               8  from  12  leaves  4

4  from  7  leaves  3               4  from  12  leaves 8

4  from  8  leaves  4               9  from  13  leaves  4

5  from  9  leaves  4               4  from  13  leaves  9

———————–

1. Henry has  5  apples: if he eat  4  of them, how many will he have left?

SOLUTION.–Henry will have left  5  apples less  4  apples, which is  1  apple.

2. Eliza had  6  birds in a cage: she let  2  of them out:  how many were left?

3. There were  7  ducks in a pond:  4  flew away: how many were left?

4. There are  8  beans in a row:  if you take  4  of them away, how many will remain?

5. A window contained  9  panes of glass: a boy broke  5:  how many were not broken?

6. There were  10  trees standing in a field: a storm blew down  4:  how many remained?

7. Oliver is  4  years old, and Jane is  11:  how much older is Jane than Oliver?

8. If  8  oranges be taken from  12  oranges, how many will remain?

9. A hen had  13  chickens, and  4  of them died: how many remained alive?

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  1. Thank you so much for this!

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