# Worksheet: Subtraction of Three-Digit Numbers in Word Problems

In this worksheet, we will practice using place value strategies and base ten blocks to solve story problems calling for the subtraction of two 3-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

**Q3: **

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

**Q4: **

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

**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: **

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?

**Q7: **

The temperature of the chicken Engy is cooking is . 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 () | 150–155 | 165–175 | 160–170 | 170–180 |

**Q9: **

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

**Q10: **

A shop has 924 kg of apples. 267 kg were sold. How many kilograms are left?

**Q11: **

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