Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 1 - Review: 16

Answer

$583-279=304$

Work Step by Step

Working left to right, subtract the corresponding digits in each place value. If necessary borrow 10 from the next higher place value position to avoid a negative result. $\ \ \ 583$ $\underline{-279}$ Borrow from the tens postion and subtract $13-9=4$ The subtrahend in the tens position is now 7. Subtract $7-7=0$ The subtrahend in the hundreds position is 5. Subtract $5-2=3$ Write the result of each subtraction in its proper position for its place value. The zero in the tens position cannot be dropped.
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