# Lesson XXXIII

Subtracting and story problems with the number NINE.  Horses run away,… birds pass away,… and kites fly away….  Nuts and plums get eaten,… and marbles get LOST (as usual).  That’s how subtraction works!

RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XXXIII.

9  from  9  leaves  0            5  from  14  leaves  9

1  from  10  leaves  9            9  from  14  leaves  5

9  from  10  leaves  1            6  from  15  leaves  9

2  from  11  leaves  9            9  from  15  leaves  6

9  from  11  leaves  2            7  from  16  leaves  9

3  from  12  leaves  9             9  from  16  leaves  7

9  from  12  leaves  3            8  from  17  leaves  9

4  from  13  leaves  9            9  from  17  leaves 8

9  from  13  leaves  4            9  from  18  leaves  9

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1. Thomas has  10  walnuts: after eating  9,  how many will he have left?

SOLUTION.–Thomas will have left  10  walnuts less  9  walnuts, which is  1  walnut.

2. I had  11  cents, and spent  9  for a slate: how much had I remaining?

3. Having  12  dollars, I spent  9  for a coat: how much had I then?

4. Anna had  13  birds:  4  of them died: how many had she left?

5. There were  14  horses in a field: but  9  of them got out: how many horses remained?

6. Mary had  15  plums, and gave her brother  6:  how many had she then?

7. George had  16  marbles, and lost  9  of them: how many did he then have?

8. A man had  17  horses, and sold  8  of them: how many had he then?

9. I bought a kite for  9  cents, and sold it for  18  cents: how much did I make?

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