Subtract It Down
Word Problems
Fixed or Variable Expense
Rounding

3,674 + 4,369=
What is 8,043

8,715 - 5, 923=
What is 2,792

100

At a tire factory, 3,166 tires were made on Thursday and 2,941 tires were made on Friday. How many tires were made on Thursday and Friday in all?
What is 6,107 tires

Car Payment

Fixed

100

Round 25,196 to the nearest thousand

What is 25,000

6,000 + 3,173=
What is 9,173

6000-2,173=
What is 3,827

200

Sara scored 2,293 points in a video game. That was 1,536 more than Elvin's score on the same game. How many points did Elvin score?
What is 757 points

Rent

Fixed

200

Round 25,196 to the nearest ten thousand

What is 30,000

5,215 + 3,107=
What is 8,322

9,534 - 4,085=
What is 5,449

300

There are 11,500 seats in the basketball arena. For one game, 9,465 seats were filled. How many seats were empty?
What is 2,035 seats were empty

Groceries

Variable

300

Round 25,196 to the nearest ten

25,200

43,674 + 3,372=
What is 47,046

18,143 - 5,923=
What is 12,220

400

Two years ago, Bob bought a used car that had 14,854 miles on the odometer. Last year, he drove 8,240 miles. This year, he drove 9,273 miles. How many miles does the odometer show now?
What is 32,367 miles

Electric Bill

Variable

400

Round 325,196 to the nearest hundred thousand

300,000

2,869 + 25,946=
What is 28,815

500

The difference in 8,125 and 15,219
What is 7,094

500

George bought a car for $17,067. This price included a leather package for$1,248 and a heated seats for $269. What was the price of the car without these features? What is$15,550

Water Bill

Variable

500

Round 8,925,196 to the nearest million

9,000,000