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### Grade 3 - Mathematics5.3 Kinds of Subtraction

 There are four kinds of subtraction: Compare Additive Subset Take away Compare: Comparing two quantities. Example: Ages of two people Additive: Comparing two quantities and addition performed to equate smaller quantity to the larger quantity. Example: Number of days to be added to a week to reach 30 days. Subset: A part of the whole quantity. Example: Number of red balls from a basket containing many balls. Take away: Finding the difference between the whole and the subset. Example: Subtracting the number of Sundays from a month. Directions: Write the kind of subtraction in each case. Also write at least five examples of your own for each kind.

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### Grade 3 - Mathematics5.3 Kinds of Subtraction

 Q 1: We ordered 12 crayfish and 4 died. How many are left? Name the type of subtraction.Take awayCompareSubsetAdditive Q 2: We need to read 60 hours to earn a pizza party. So far we have read 23 hours. How many hours do we still need to read? Name the type of subtraction.CompareSubsetAdditiveTake away Q 3: Mrs. Coccia is 99 years old and Mrs. Ventura is 108 years old. How much older than Mrs. Coccia is Mrs. Ventura? Name the type of subtraction.AdditiveTake awaySubsetCompare Q 4: Jacqueline read 210 minutes and Stephanie read 90 minutes. How much longer did Jacqueline read than Stephanie? Name the type of subtraction.SubsetCompareTake awayAdditive Question 5: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 6: This question is available to subscribers only!

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