Read the subtraction problems and find the answer.The following rules will help you solve the
subtraction word problems.
Word Problem Rules:
1 
3 children walked home. 12 children went home by bus. How many more children went home by bus than walked home? 

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2 
11 girls had chocolate icecream. 9 girls had strawberry icecream. How many more girls had chocolate icecream than strawberry icecream? 

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3 
There are 12 buttons. 7 buttons are green and the rest is blue. How many blue buttons are there? 

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4 
Mrs. Bishops had 14 stickers. She gave 8 stickers to the children. How many stickers does she have now? 

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5 
Mr. Chan had 9 shirts. He threw 3 shirts away. How many shirts does he have now? 

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