Sensational Subtraction

*We are learning to solve subtraction problems using whole numbers.*

Your sister gives you $125 to spend on lollies. If you spend $65 how much money would you have left over?

$60

She then gives you $234 more. How much money do you have now?

$293

Pt England school are buying new sports gear. There is $500 in the sports budget.

They first purchase a basketball hoop for $50. How much money does is left?

$243

They then buy a net for $25. How much do they have left?

$218

Then they buy three tennis balls. Each ball costs $3. How much do they have left?

$209

Finally they buy a netball hoop which costs $100. How much is left in the budget at the end?

$109

Zyla’s puppy is growing every month. He used to weigh 5 kg but he now weighs 6 ½ How much weight has he put on?

1.5 kgs