3 Digit Subtraction
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100

786+914

1,700

100

759-543

216

100

While cleaning out his desk, Jack found 23 pencils and 97 pieces of paper. How many items did Jack find in his desk?

120 items

100

Jack went to the beach to find some sea shells. He found 75 sea shells, but 32 of them were broken. Jack only wanted to keep the unbroken sea shells. How many unbroken sea shells did Jack find?

43 sea shells

100

854+367

1,221

200

395+671

1,066

200

650-387

263

200

Mandy and Jenna went to the bakery to pick up items for a bake sale. Mandy bought 325 cookies and Jenna bought 257 cupcakes. How many items did they buy in all?

582 items

200

Mary opened a market that sells bagels. On opening day, she made 500 bagels to sell. She only sold 349 bagels. How many bagels did she have left?

151 bagels

200

782-453

329

300

354+979

1,333

300

519-283

236

300

Lexi went for a walk on the beach. She found 27 sea shells and 34 rocks for her collection. How many items did she take home for her collection?

61 items

300

Allison and Becky made 375 cookies for a bake sale. They sold 242 items. How many cookies do they have left?

300

Miss Slick drank 2 cups of coffee on Monday, 3 cups of coffee on Tuesday, 4 cups of coffee on Wednesday, 3 cups of coffee on Thursday, and 6 cups of coffee on Friday. How many cups of coffee did she drink in all?

18 cups of coffee

400

995+879

1,874

400

484-258

226

400

Mr. Smith and Mrs. Johnson went to the store to buy school supplies for their students. Mr. Smith bought 100 pencils and 45 notebooks. Mrs. Johnson bought 75 highlighters and 38 packs of post-its. How many items did they purchase in all?

258 items.

400

Luke has a job delivering newspapers. He has to deliver 500 newspapers. If he has already delivered 357 newspapers, how many more does he need to deliver?

143 newspapers

400

759+932+668

2,359

500

597+324+126

1,074

500

600-345

255

500

Larry, Ben, and Matt had a competition to see who could eat the most jelly beans. Larry ate 75 jelly beans, Ben ate 92 jelly beans, and Matt ate 67 jelly beans. How many jelly beans did they eat in all?

234 jelly beans

500

Andy went shopping with his mom on Saturday because he had gotten \$300 for his birthday. He spent \$120 at Game Stop and \$47 at Target. How much money does he have left?

\$133

500

985-243-621

121

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