# 1st Class Mathematics Subtraction Subtraction of Three Numbers

Subtraction of Three Numbers

Category : 1st Class

### Subtraction of Three Numbers

Let's see the given below example:  Here, we have to subtract two numbers and because both numbers have '_' sign.

Now,

Step 1:   Add the numbers with '_' sign.

Step 2:   Do subtraction as subtraction of two numbers.  Thus, Take another example: Here,

Step 1:   Add numbers with ' + ' sign

Step 2: Do the subtraction as subtraction of two numbers.

Thus,  Therefore, above given two examples makes the concept of subtraction of three numbers clear.  Jack has 6 Chocolates, he eats 2 chocolates in the morning and again 2 in the evening, how many chocolates he has now?

(a) 3

(b) 1

(c) 5

(d) 2

Answer: (d)

Explanation  7 - 3 + 5 = ?

(a) 9

(b) 6

(c) 5

(d) 8

Answer: (a)

Explanation  Subtraction of Figures

Numbers etc

Figures = 2 rupees, 3 books, 1 kg, 6 hours, etc.

Now, how to subtract figures?

In fact, we subtract figures with simple method of subtraction we have learned so far.  hours - hours = hours

Trick: Take another example: Trick: bananas - bananas - banana

8 Bananas -(2 Bananas + 1 Bananas)   Zacob subtracts 4 rupees out of 8 rupees. Find the result.

(a) 5 rupees

(b) 3 rupees

(c) 2 rupees

(d) 4 rupees

Answer: (d)

Explanation  7 kg + 1 kg - 3 kg = (a) 2kg

(b) 3kg

(c) 5kg

(d) 6kg

Answer: (c)

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