Video: Completing Subtraction Equations Matching a Given Story with Numbers up to 5

There were 3 cats on a roof. 2 of them jumped down. There was 1 cat left on the roof. Which number is missing from the equation? 3 − _ = 1.

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There were three cats on a roof. Two of them jumped down. There was one cat left on the roof. Which number is missing from the equation? Three minus the missing number equals one.

The question tells us there were three cats on a roof. Two of them jumped down, leaving one cat on the roof. So the missing number from the equation is two.

Three minus two equals one.

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