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Worksheet: Subtraction of Three-Digit Numbers in Word Problems

Q1:

A shop has 953 bottles of drink. 230 were sold. How many are left?

Q2:

Students want to plant 621 trees in their village. They have planted 476 trees. How many are left?

Q3:

Students want to plant 761 trees in their village. They have planted 192 trees. How many are left?

Q4:

A group of students want to raise 654 LE to get new sports equipment for their school. They collected 331 LE in the first month. How much more do they need?

Q5:

108 students went on a school trip. The school has 209 students. How many did NOT go on the trip?

  • A209 students
  • B317 students
  • C108 students
  • D101 students

Q6:

224 students went on a school trip. The school has 395 students. How many did NOT go on the trip?

  • A395 students
  • B619 students
  • C224 students
  • D171 students

Q7:

The temperature of the chicken Jennifer is cooking is 7 4 F . Use the table below to determine the least amount the temperature will need to rise for the chicken to be safe to eat.

Type of Meat Beef Chicken Turkey Fish
Safe Internal Temperature ( F ) 150–155 165–175 160–170 170–180

Q8:

A store has 940 kg of apples. 287 kg were sold. How many kilograms are left?

  • A 654 kg
  • B 663 kg
  • C 753 kg
  • D 653 kg

Q9:

A store has 742 kg of apples. 468 kg were sold. How many kilograms are left?

  • A 275 kg
  • B 284 kg
  • C 374 kg
  • D 274 kg

Q10:

Victoria collected 796 stamps. If she gave 135 to her friend, how many stamps are left?

Q11:

Jennifer collected 883 stamps. If she gave 232 to her friend, how many stamps are left?