Lesson XXX

Subtracting with the number SIX. Story problems with raisins,… eggs and more eggs,… buying and selling for a profit,… and,… why you don’t want ME going to the store for your eggs!


SUBTRACTION.

Lesson XXX.

6  from  6  leaves  0               5  from  11  leaves  6

1  from  7  leaves  6               6  from  11  leaves  5

6  from  7  leaves  1               6  from  12  leaves  6

2  from  8  leaves  6               7  from  13  leaves  6

6  from  8  leaves  2               6  from  13  leaves  7

3  from  9  leaves  6               8  from  14  leaves  6

6  from  9  leaves  3               6  from  14  leaves  8

4  from  10  leaves  6               9  from  15  leaves  6

6  from  10  leaves  4               6  from  15  leaves  9

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1. If James makes  7  marks on a slate, and then rubs out  1  of them, how many remain?

SOLUTION.–There remain  7  marks less  1  mark, which are  6  marks.

2. Mary had  8  cents, and spent  6  cents for a thimble: how much had she left?

3. Henry had  9  raisins: after eating  6  of them, how many had he left?

4. I bought  10  eggs in market, and broke  4  of them coming home: how many whole eggs remained?

5. If  6  cents be taken from  11  cents, how many cents will remain?

6. I paid  6  dollars for a coat, and sold it for  12  dollars: how much did I gain?

7. I had  13  dozen eggs, and sold  6  dozen: how many dozen were left?

8. John had  14  oranges, and gave away  8  of them: how many oranges had he then?

9. Nine and how many make  15 ?     Six and how many make  14 ?

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