There are nine rabbits and four carrots. Subtract to find the difference. Nine take away four equals. There are the missing number rabbits than carrots.
There are a nine rabbits. We need to subtract four: one, two, three, four. How many rabbits are left? One, two, three, four, five.
There are five more rabbits than carrots. Nine subtract four equals five, which means there are five more rabbits than carrots.