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 #371 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #372 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

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Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #373 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

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Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #374 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

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Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #381 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #382 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

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 centimeters

Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #383 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #384 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #385 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

Correct answer:

 centimeters

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 #386 : Isee Lower Level (Grades 5 6) Quantitative Reasoning

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

Possible Answers:

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

 centimeters

Correct answer:

 centimeters

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. 

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