# Lesson XXXII

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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