A subtraction word problem
Peter has 20 dollars in his pocket. He buys a 32 ounces vanilla ice cream for 8 dollars. How much is Peter's change?
In this situation, Peter is experiencing a loss because some money will be taken away from him for the ice cream.
Therefore, we need to do subtraction
Peter's change = 20 - 8 = 18 dollars
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Basic math word problem.
Sep 17, 20 03:57 PM
Learn clearly the difference between discrete and continuous data with good examples.
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.