# CLASS-4SUBTRACTION (WORD PROBLEM)

SUBTRACTION (WORD PROBLEM)

Word Problem –

1) There are 15 birds were sitting over on a tree. After some time 4 birds are fly away, now how many birds are there?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ =  ‘Difference’

The total no of birds on a tree were   1  5   birds

-     4    birds are gone

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1  1  birds are there

So, now  11 birds are there on a tree.  ( Ans.)

2) Richard had 24 mangos, from there he has given 15 mangos to his son, now how many mangos are there with him?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ =  ‘Difference’

He distributed  – 1    5  mangos to his children

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9 mangos

Richard has 9 mangos now with him. (Ans.)

3) A man had bought 10 toffees for his children. He distribute 8 toffees to his children, now how many toffees he have?

Ans.) As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ = ‘Difference’

A man for his children bought  1  0  toffees

He distributed          -     8  toffees

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2 toffees

He has 2 toffees with him  (Ans.)

4) Peter has scored 456 marks in his 1st term and 378 marks in 2nd term. What is the marks difference between the two terms?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ =  ‘Difference’

Peter has scored in 1st term   4   5   6   marks

in 2nd term  -   3   7   8   marks

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0   7   8   marks

The difference between the two terms are about 78 marks (Ans.)

5) In an election a winning party has got 12578 votes and the defeated party has got 5789 votes. How much votes winning party got then defeated party?

Ans.)   As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Difference’ =  ‘Subtrahend’

winning party has got          1  2   5  7  8    votes

Defeated party has got         -    5   7  8  9    votes

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The winning party got 6789 votes from the defeated party.   (Ans.)

6) A person had bought a car by Rs. 125785 and letter on sold out the same car and loss by Rs. 25800. What is the selling price of the said car?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Difference’  =   ‘Subtrahend’

He had bought the car by Rs.    1    2   5   7   8   5

Got loss by      Rs.    -     2   5   8   0   0

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9   9   9   8   5

His car selling price is Rs. 99,985/-   (Ans.)

7) A school has an estimated total Rs. 245784 for the making of two new classrooms. School have collected Rs. 178564 from their students. How much money school needed more to complete those classrooms?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ = ‘Difference’

For making of two classrooms school needed  Rs. 2  4  5  7  8  4

School have collected                      -  Rs. 1  7  8  5  6  4

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6  7  2  2  0

The school needed Rs. 67,220/- more money to complete classroom (Ans.)

8) In a cricket match 1st team has scored 272 runs. 2nd team has defeated by 85 runs. How many runs 2nd team did score?

Ans.)  As we know,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Difference’ =  ‘Subtrahend’

In a cricket match 1st team has scored   2   7    2     runs.

2nd defeated by          -     8    5     runs.

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1   8   7     runs

So, second team has scored 187 runs.  (Ans.)

9) Plane Fare of a particular distance is Rs.8675 but the train fare of the same distance is Rs. 2850. What is the difference between the two types of fare for the same distance?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Subtrahend’ =   ‘Difference’

Plane fare of a particular distance is rs.      8    6    7    5

Train fare for the same distance is rs.   -  2    8    5    0

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5    8    2    5

So, the difference between plane and train fare for the same distance is  Rs. 5825/-    (Ans.)

10) In between two towns, the 1st town’s population is 45,78,567. The second town’s population is just less than 9,08,567 of the 1st town. What is the population of 2nd town ?

Ans.)  As we know that,

‘Minuend’ - ‘Difference’  =   ‘Subtrahend’

1st town population is     4    5    7    8    5    6    7

Difference  is       -     9    0    8    5    6    7

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3    6    7    0    0    0    0

So, the population of 2nd city is  36,70,000    (Ans.)