Subtracting - 6th grade (11y) - math problems

Number of problems found: 262

• At midmorning
The temperature at midmorning was 31°C. Early in the evening, the temperature dropped by 5°C. What was the resulting temperature?
• Granddaughter
In 2014, the sum of the ages of Meghan's aunt, her daughter and her granddaughter was equal to 100 years. In what year was the granddaughter born, if we know that the age of each can be expressed as the power of two?
• Trip cost
In September, the trip cost CZK 12,000. How many crowns did the trip cost in June of the same year, when they have since reduced the price by a quarter and by another CZK 1,200?
• Below sea level
A submarine was situated 800 ft. Below sea level. If it ascends 250 ft. , What is its new position? (Hint: Below sea level implies negative integer).
• A trout
A trout was swimming 9 feet below the surface of a lake. It dove down 8 more feet to search for food. What is the position of the trout now relative to the surface? To solve the problem, Denise subtracted 9–8 and came up with an answer of 17 feet. Is Deni
• Susan
Susan bought an oven in a paylite installment plan of Php 2,070 per month for six months. The payment is automatically debited from her credit card. What is the net debit on her card after six months from the installment plan alone?
• Suriani
Suriani had 3.05 m of ribbon. She used up 0.76 m of it. What is the length of ribbon that she has left?
• Jansen
Jansen had 1.3 litres of fruit juice. He drank 0.5 litres during lunch. How many litres of fruit juice does he have left?
• Temperature rise and fall
On Friday, the temperature was 82°F. The temperature changed by –2°F on Saturday, and then it changed by 5°F on Sunday. What was the temperature on Sunday? How did the temperature change? Note we consider the mathematical problem formulated in this way to
• Celsius 2
5 degrees Celsius at midday dropped 12°Celsius degree by evening. What is the temperature?
• Rectangular garden
Rectangular garden has a length of 48.7 m, a width of 6.3 meters shorter than the length. How much mesh should be bought for its fencing if the gate is 2.9 m long and the gate 1.1 m? What is the area of the garden?
• At noon
At noon today it was 6°C outside, but it has increased 4°C since then. What is the temperature outside now?
• Two ribbons
The total length of the two ribbons is 13 meters. If one ribbon is 7 and 5/8 meters long, what is the length of the other ribbon?
• Outdoor temperature
The outdoor temperature was 8 degrees at midnight. The temperature declined 5 degrees during each of the next 3 hours. What was the temperature at 3am?
• Difference of temperatures
The temperature on Saturday was –2°C. The temperature on Sunday was 8°C. Write down the difference between these two temperatures.
• The temperature 8
The temperature on Monday was –6°C. On Tuesday, the temperature was 3 degrees lower. Write down the temperature on Tuesday.
• An investor
An investor purchased 75 shares of stock at \$42.80 per share, and 6 months later sold the shares for \$47.15 per share. The \$20 stockbroker fee will not be charged for this sale. Calculate the total profit or loss of the transaction.
• Empty barrel
In the backyard is an empty barrel with a volume of 2 hl. How many liters are missing at the edge, when 53 liters flowed into it for 1 day and 68 liters of water for 2 days?
• The temperature 6
The temperature was 47°F on Thursday and 60°F on Friday. How much did the temperature rise?
• Candies
There are 150 candies in the bowl. Ivan took 7 thirtieths, Charles 6 fifteenths, and Thomas 3 tenths. How many sweets are left in the bowl?

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