Subtracting and story problems with the number EIGHT. Pecans, peaches, oranges, marbles, pens,… and a *roomful* of people!

SUBTRACTION.

LESSON XXXII.

8 from 8 leaves 0 5 from 13 leaves 8

1 from 9 leaves 8 8 from 13 leaves 5

8 from 9 leaves 1 6 from 14 leaves 8

2 from 10 leaves 8 8 from 14 leaves 6

8 from 10 leaves 2 7 from 15 leaves 8

3 from 11 leaves 8 8 from 15 leaves 7

8 from 11 leaves 3 8 from 15 leaves 7

4 from 12 leaves 8 9 from 17 leaves 8

8 from 12 leaves 4 8 from 17 leaves 9

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1. Mary has 9 pecans: after eating 1 of them, how many will she left?

*SOLUTION.–Mary will have left 9 pecans less 1 pecan, which are 8 pecans.*

2.Jane has 10 cents: if she give 8 cents for a book, how many cents will she still have?

3. Susan bought 11 peaches, and gave Emma 8: how many had she left?

4. I sold a ball for 12 cents, which cost me 8 cents: how much did I gain?

5. Frank had 13 oranges, and gave 5 to Charles: how many did Frank then have?

6. Samuel, having 14 marbles, lost 8 of them: how many marbles had he left?

7. Henry bought 15 pens, and lost 7: how many pens had he remaining?

8. If 16 persons are in a room, and 8 of them leave, how many remain?

9. Nine and how many make 17 ? Eight and how many make 15 ?

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