# ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : How to subtract

## Example Questions

### Example Question #367 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

The swing set is  inches tall and the tree is  inches tall. How much taller is the tree than the swing set?

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much taller the tree is compared to the swing set, or the difference in their height.

### Example Question #368 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

The remote is  inches long and the TV is  inches long. How much longer is the TV than the remote?

inches

inches

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the TV is compared to the remote, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #369 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

The dog’s body is  inches long and his tail is  inches long. How much longer is his body than his tail?

inches

inches

inches

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the dog's body is compared to his tail, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #370 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

The coffee cup is  inches tall and the water glass is  inches tall. How much taller is the water glass than the coffee cup?

inches

inches

inches

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much taller the water glass is compared to the coffee cup, or the difference in their height.

### Example Question #55 : Measurement & Data

The cat is  inches long and the dog is  inches long. How much longer is the dog than the cat?

inches

inches

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the dog is compared to the cat, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #56 : Measurement & Data

The bowl is  inches long and the plate is  inches long. How much longer is the plate than the bowl?

inches

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Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the plate is compared to the bowl, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #11 : Use Addition And Subtraction Within 100 To Solve Word Problems Involving Lengths: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.B.5

The swing set is  inches tall and the tree is  inches tall. How much taller is the tree than the swing set?

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much taller the tree is compared to the swing set, or the difference in their height.

### Example Question #58 : Measurement & Data

The remote is  inches long and the TV is  inches long. How much longer is the TV than the remote?

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the TV is compared to the remote, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #59 : Measurement & Data

The dog’s body is  inches long and his tail is  inches long. How much longer is his body than his tail?

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

inches

Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much longer the dog's body is compared to his tail, or the difference in their length.

### Example Question #60 : Measurement & Data

The coffee cup is  inches tall and the water glass is  inches tall. How much taller is the water glass than the coffee cup?

inches

inches

inches

inhces

inches

inches

Explanation:

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how much taller the water glass is compared to the coffee cup, or the difference in their height.