ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : How to subtract

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Lower Level Quantitative

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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? 

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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 #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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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 #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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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 #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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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. 

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? 

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 inches

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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 inches

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? 

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inches

Correct answer:

 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?

Possible Answers:

 inches

 inches

 inches

 inhces

 inches

Correct answer:

 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. 

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