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Details for problem "Subtract mupltiples of powers of ten"

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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5

Elementary School, Primary School, Middle School.


Multiples of powers of ten subtracted from natural numbers.


Multiples of powers of ten subtracted from natural numbers. (Example for this math problem)


In this subtraction problem, the minuend is a natural positive number with a defined number of places. The subtrahend is a multiple of a power of ten. That means that the subtrahend's first digit will be in the range 1-9, while the other ones will be zero. The subtrahend will always have fewer places than the minuend.

Borrows will never occur.

The number of places for both numbers can be specified. It can be specified that the first number will only have zeroes in the range of places the second number covers.

The number of problems can be selected.

Topics: Arithmetic Decimal system Elementary arithmetic Whole Numbers

Tags: Subtraction

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Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Minuend places
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Subtrahend places
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Rightmost places minuend>0
Yes, No

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