# Common Core: Kindergarten Math : Knowing how to subtract

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #2 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #911 : Common Core Math: Kindergarten

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #4 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #1 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #6 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangle left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #7 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangle and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take it away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left.In this case we have no triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #8 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #1 : Knowing How To Subtract

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangle, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangle that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .

### Example Question #921 : Common Core Math: Kindergarten

Use the triangles below to help you answer the subtraction problem.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have  triangles and we want to subtract  triangles, which means the same thing as take them away. We can cross off the  triangles that we are subtracting, and count the number that we have left. In this case we have  triangles left. Subtraction is like counting backwards. We can start at  and count back .