minus.gif (919 bytes) ""Why don't we start with the minus signs. I think I remember the rule for subtraction." minus.gif (919 bytes)

"Subtraction means to take something away.  Your numbers are usually going to get smaller.   Subtraction word problems askquestions like "How many are left, or how many more than..." explained Taylor.

It sounded good to Josh, who wasn't so sure about this, but... minus.gif (919 bytes)


Click here to look back at the word problems.  Then click on the problem you think would go with the minus sign. When you are correct it will take you to the next page.

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