Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers - 1.3 Exercises: 36

Answer

29

Work Step by Step

8 is less than 9, so in order to subtract we first have to regroup from the tens digit to turn 8 to 18. Then we subtract 18-9 = 9 for the ones column, and we subtract 5-3 = 2 for the tens column. From the 2 in the tens place and 9 in the ones place, we get 29.
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