Outline Mathematics
Subtraction practice with numbers below 1000
There are oranges and apples on the table, 318 fruits in all. If there are 211 oranges, how many apples are there? Anser:
apples.
181 children played hideandseek. There were 61 boys. How many girls were there? Answer:
children.
Of 657 in Eli's collection, 197 are small; all others are big. How many big balls are there in Eli's collection? Answer:
balls.
On a warm afternoon, 372 birds sit perching on wires. Of these, 84 were doves. The rest were swallows. How many swallows sat on wires? Answer:
birds.
In a city parking lot, there parked 337 vehicles. 74 of them were cars, the remaining were trucks. How many trucks were in the parking lot? Answer:
trucks.
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