Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers - 1.3 Exercises: 33



Work Step by Step

5 is less than 7, so in order to subtract we first have to regroup from the tens digit to turn 5 to 15. Then we subtract 15-7 = 8 for the ones column, and we subtract 6-3 = 3 for the tens column. From the 3 in the tens and 8 in the ones, we get 38.
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