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Subtraction Number Sentences – Activity 2


Read each subtraction problem and find the correct answer. Click on each blank to fill in the subtraction number sentence. The following rules will help you solve the subtraction problems. Hit ‘Check Answer’ buttons to correct your answers.

Word Problem Rules:

1

There are 32 passengers on a bus. 13 passengers alighted and 6 passengers boarded the bus at the first stop. How many passengers are there on the bus now?

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There are passengers on the bus now.
2

Sally collected 25 seashells on Saturday and 15 more seashells on Sunday. How many seashells did she collect altogether?

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Sally collected seashells altogether.
3

Ethan has 7 more dinky cars than Joe. If Joe has 13 dinky cars with him, how many dinky cars do they have in all?

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They have dinky cars in all.
4

Joel the magician has 14 red ribbons, 5 blue ribbons and 3 yellow ribbons. How many ribbons does he have altogether?

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Joel the magician has ribbons altogether.
5

Anya had 37 cookies in the cookie jar. She gave 5 cookies to her sister and 6 cookies to her brother. How many cookies left in the jar?

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There are cookies left in the jar.