# Lesson XXXIV

Subtraction practice with the number TEN. Also, story problems…

SUBTRACTION.

LESSON XXXIV.

10 from 10 leaves 0            5 from 15 leaves 10

1 from 11 leaves 10            10 from 15 leaves 5

10 from 11 leaves 1            6 from 16 leaves 10

2 from 12 leaves 10            10 from 16 leaves 6

10 from 12 leaves 2            7 from 17 leaves 10

3 from 13 leaves 10            10 from 17 leaves 7

10 from 13 leaves 3            8 from 18 leaves 10

4 from 14 leaves 10            10 from 18 leaves 8

10 from 14 leaves 4             9 from 19 leaves 10

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1. Lucy had  11  cents, and paid  10  for a book: how many cents had she left?

SOLUTION–Lucy had left  11  cents less  10  cents, which is  1  cent.

2. I had  12  dollars: after spending part, I had  10  dollars left: how much did I spend?

3. There are  13  pupils in school: if  3  of them leave, how many will remain?

4. There were  14  trees standing in a field: 10  of them were cut down : how many remained?

5. Charles had  15  marbles, and lost all but  5:  how many did he lose?

6. Henry had  15  cents, and spent  10:  how many did he then have?

7. I owe  17  dollars: if I pay all but  7,  how many will I pay?

8. I bought three oranges for  10  cents, and sold them for  18  cents: how much did I gain?

9.  10  from  19  leaves how many?    9  from  19  leaves how many?

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