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Details for problem "Columnar subtraction"

Quickname: 9777

Suitable for grades: Grade 3, Grade 4


Columnar addition of multiple subtrahends.



A series of natural positive numbers hass to be subtracted from a minuend in written columnar form.

The number of subtrahends and the number of places for the minuend and subtrahends can be chosen.

With respect to borrows, it may be specified that

- no borrows may occur
- borrows may only occur every other digit, so that a column where a borrow has been incorporated will never produce another borrow
- borrows may randomly occur.

The method shown in the solution is the Austrian method.

Topics: Arithmetic, Basic-Arith, Whole Nmb

Tags: Subtraction

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Customization options for this problem

ParameterPossible values
Number of problems1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Number of subtrahends1, 2, 3
Number of places2, 3, 4
Borrowsnever, max every other digit, yes

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