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Lesson 8 - Exploring Subtraction Strategies



 
Mila and her friends are selling raffle tickets for a gift basket. The number of tickets sold by each friend is shown in the table below.

Name
Number of
Tickets Sold
Mila
137
Bryan
193
Sienna
156
Cory
174
Ty
121

Match each question with the correct answer.
a.
193 - 156 = 37; Sienna needs to sell 37 more tickets.
b.
156 – 137 = 19; Mila needs to sell 19 more tickets.
c.
193 - 137 = 56; Bryan sold 56 more tickets.
d.
174 - 137 = 37; Cory sold 37 more tickes.
e.
174 - 156 = 18; Sienna needs to sell 18 more tickets.
f.
174 - 121 = 53; Cory sold 53 more tickets.
g.
193 - 121 = 72; Bryan sold 72 more tickets.
h.
137 - 121 = 16; Ty needs to sell 16 more tickets.
 

 1. 

How many more tickets did Bryan sell than Mila?
 

 2. 

How many more tickets did Cory sell than Ty?
 

 3. 

How many more tickets does Sienna have to sell to have the same number as Bryan?
 

 4. 

How many more tickets does Ty have to sell to have the same number as Mila?
 

 5. 

How many more tickets did Cory sell than Mila?
 

 6. 

How many more tickets did  Bryan sell than Ty?
 

 7. 

How many more tickets does Sienna have to sell to have the same number as Cory?
 

 8. 

How many more tickets does Mila have to sell to have the same number as Sienna?
 

 9. 

Select the correct difference for 327 - 184.
a.
133
b.
143
c.
263
d.
243
 

 10. 

Select the correct difference for 285 - 129.
a.
154
b.
165
c.
164
d.
156
 



 
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